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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.

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Decision on proposed asbestos quarry dump to be made

Stowey Quarry. Credit: ITV West

A decision on whether asbestos will be allowed to be dumped in a quarry in Somerset will be made today.

The proposed plans for the landfill at Stowey Quarry near Chew Valley have met with strong opposition from local people. They say it could contaminate the area's water supply.

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