Skelmersdale landfill site campaigners win vital court ruling

Skelmersdale landfill site campaigners win vital court ruling
 

Opponents to plans for a huge hazardous waste landfill site near Skelmersdale have had their hopes of blocking the project boosted by a judge.
Campaigners say there is simply no need for the controversial facility, which has a planned capacity of 150,000 tonnes of waste per year.
But Greg Clark MP granted planning permission in May last year during his brief tenure as Communities and Local Government Secretary.
He also opened the way for Whitemoss Landfill Ltd to compulsorily purchase private land to make way for the project.
Mr Clark pointed to the UK’s “considerable” strategic need to be... read more

 
5 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 29
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