Public inquiry opens into Devon incinerator

A public inquiry has opened into controversial plans to process Plymouth's waste in a quarry at Buckfastleigh. The ash from a giant new incinerator would be turned into building materials.

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Incinerator inquiry gets underway

A public inquiry has opened into controversial plans to process Plymouth's waste in a quarry at Buckfastleigh. The ash from a giant new incinerator would be turned into building materials.

But locals hate the idea of convoys of lorries, the potential for pollution and damage to wildlife habitats. John Andrews reports

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