Government delays EfW health report again

An official report on the health impacts of incinerators, first due in 2014, is now set for publication around the middle of next year

Initial findings showed EfW facilities had little impact on air quality. Photograph: Ulrich Mueller/123RFA much-anticipated report evaluating the potential health impacts of living close to energy-from-waste plants has been delayed again.

Health minister Nicola Blackwood confirmed the report’s publication had slipped back again in a parliamentary written answer published on 31 October.

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