EA rejects EfW plant permit over stack height concerns

Plans to develop a large-scale, CfD-supported energy-from-waste plant in Essex have been scuppered by the EA due to concerns over emissions

The facility was to process up to about 850,000 tonnes of waste a year, including about 360,000t/yr of waste paper and card. Photograph: marcovarro / 123RFPlans to build a major energy-from-waste (EfW) plant in Essex have been halted after the Environment Agency (EA) refused the developers an environmental permit.

Planning permission for Rivenhall integrated waste management facility – a large-scale waste management complex at Riverhill Airfield - was granted in 2010, with commissioning due to start in May 2018.

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