Campaigners continue to fight dump plans

Opposition remains fierce against plans for an asbestos dump at a landfill site in a quarry overlooking Chew Valley lake in Somerset.

Planners granted permission last year, but it was quashed on a technicality. Now the applicants are trying again, but campaigners remain defiant.

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No asbestos dumping at Stowey

A Planning Inspector in the recent Public Inquiry to determine the future of Stowey Quarry in North East Somerset has dismissed an appeal to dump asbestos at the site.