Norfolk County Council has today approved plans to go ahead with the controversial incinerator at King's Lynn.
Following a full council meeting yesterday the cabinet agreed to continue trying to get planning permission.
If they had refused, they would have faced a £26 million compensation bill to the contractors. The final decision now lies with central government.
Norfolk County Council leader George Nobbs believes that the Council had no choice but to press on with the plans.
More top news
The region has enjoyed its warmest day of the year and the hottest February day for five years.
A campaign has been launched to attract more American tourists to East Anglia by highlighting the region's links to the US military.
More than 13,000 primary school spaces are needed in Essex in the next two years.