Controversial waste plant for Carlisle approved by council - but go-ahead delayed
A controversial energy from waste plant north of Carlisle has been rubber-stamped by councillors - but it can not yet go ahead.
Despite winning overwhelming support from the County Council's development control committee, the £80m plant at Kingmoor Park, a short distance from the Lowry Hill housing estate and Kingmoor Nature Reserve, now needs ministerial approval.
Several residents spoke at the council meeting, which also heard a passionate plea to throw out the plan from Belah county councillor Alan Toole.
Speaking after the vote, he said: “I don't disagree with the idea of an... read more
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