Articles tagged with: Ardley Incinerator
An MP has called on the government to review a decision to build a waste-burning incinerator in Oxfordshire.
You will shortly I anticipate be receiving from the Planning Inspectorate a report in respect of the appeal by Viridor against the decision by Oxfordshire County Council to refuse an Energy From Waste facility at Ardley in my constituency.
Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): Up and down the country, local authorities are spending millions of pounds on introducing new waste incinerators. The authorities in Norfolk and Suffolk are spending £160 million each, whereas the authority in neighbouring Cambridgeshire is meeting its EU landfill directive obligations, using different technology, for just £41 million. Is the Minister confident and satisfied that incineration is appropriate technology for the 21st century and is giving good value for money?
Banbury’s MP has joined a campaign urging a council to reject a waste firm’s second application for an incinerator. Tony Baldry has written to Oxfordshire County Council’s chief executive Joanna Simons urging the authority to refuse Viridor’s application.
Bicester’s MP has waded into a campaign urging Oxfordshire County Council to reject a waste firm’s second application for an incinerator. Tony Baldry sent a letter to council chief executive Joanna Simons urging the authority to refuse Viridor’s application.
As you will recall, County Councillors rejected the planning application by Viridor to establish a waste incinerator at Ardley, and that matter now is the subject of an appeal to the Secretary of State, with the appeal I understand due to be heard by an inspector in July.