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Another Giant Incinerator proposed for Beds/Herts border

Monday, 07 January 2019 09:35


Hot on the heels of the disappointing decision of the High Courts to allow the Environment Agency to issue an operating permit to Covanta for their proposed Rookery pit Incinerator comes another proposal for a waste incinerator plant on the Beds/Herts border between Harpenden and Luton within the planning jurisdiction of Central Beds Council (CBC).

A local company Emsrayne are proposing to build the 6th largest incinerator in the country on 7ha of agricultural land within the green belt.  Details of this can be found on local opposition’s group SHLI‘s  website.

At the moment the company have requested a screening opinion from CBC on what would need to be included within an Environmental Impact Assessment which would accompany any planning application. 

This is usually the pre-cursor to a planning application so we will be watching this space closely…

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