A waste incinerator in Plymouth provides power for Devonport dockyard - but locals said they'd had problems with smell and noise.Read the full story ›
A worker has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after an accident at the building site of a new waste incinerator in mid-Cornwall.
Work was halted at the site in St Dennis after the man fell about 30 feet. He was taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth by air ambulance.
The developers behind the £140 million project say an investigation is underway.
A giant chimney at a controversial incinerator in Plymouth is expected to be craned into position today.
Residents of the Devonport area have expressed concern about the incinerator as they say it will affect house prices. The new chimney comes in four parts and will stand ninety five metres high once it's in place.
Residents living on a Plymouth estate say they're trapped in homes nobody wants, next to the controversial incinerator site at Devonport. The waste to energy plant is already taking shape and is due to open at the end of next year.
As our Plymouth Correspondent Jonathan Gibson reports, MVV - the firm behind the project - is also preparing for more opposition at a public inquiry in Buckfastleigh, over it's appeal to recycle ash at a nearby quarry.
Plans for a waste energy incinerator near Ivybridge have been turned down. The application by waste company Viridor was opposed by many local people.
Devon County Councillors found the building and the roads needed to transport thousands of tonnes of waste to the site, would be too intrusive in a rural area.
Plans for a waste incinerator on the outskirts of Ivybridge will go on show later. The draft plans will be on display at a public consultation hosted by the Environment Agency.
Residents are being encouraged to put forward their thoughts on the waste management company Viridor's plans to generate energy from waste.
Work will resume today on the building of a multi-million pound incinerator in St Dennis. It comes after a legal campaign by local residents to halt its construction was thrown out by the Supreme Court last month.
Cornwall Council says a waste-burning incinerator is needed to reduce the amount of rubbish that goes to landfill.
Work will resume on a controversial new incinerator in St Dennis, after a legal bid to halt its construction was thrown out.Read the full story ›
Campaigners fighting plans to build an incinerator at Devonport have received a setback with their legal challenge. 'PlymWIN's' case against the development has been refused a judicial review by the Court of Appeal.
Planning permission for the plant was granted last year and building work is due to start soon. The incinerator will burn 250,000 tonnes of waste a year - some residents are worried about health risks. Campaigners plan to continue their battle.
Court of Appeal rules that a controversial incinerator can be built in the china clay village of St DennisRead the full story ›