Veolia challenges Hertfordshire incinerator planning refusal

The waste giant risks having an £800m contact terminated if it is unable to secure planning permission for its Hertfordshire energy-from-waste plant

Veolia is challenging the government’s refusal to give it planning permission for an incinerator in Hertfordshire’s green belt.

The waste management giant launched a planning challenge on 14 August to overturn the blocking of its 380,000 tonne capacity New Barnfield energy-from-waste (EfW) project.

The move is the latest twist in a two-year planning battle over the proposed development.

Communities and local government (DCLG) secretary Eric Pickles turned down Veolia’s application to build the EfW plant on a 12.6 hectare site south of Hatfield on 8 July.

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