Proposed waste dump in Chew Valley rejected

It's the second time the plans have been rejected Credit: ITV West

A proposed asbestos waste dump in a quarry near Chew Valley in Somerset has been rejected.

It's the second time the plans have been rejected by Bath and North East Somerset council after campaigners against the landfill said it could contaminate the area's water supply.

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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.