Government seeks to end waste site construction on green belt

The government has strengthened rules to stop the development of waste facilities in the green belt. But some have questioned the environmental benefits of the move

by Conor McGlone
Eric Pickles said the measures would ensure the green belt could continue to offer a “strong defence” against urban sprawl (photograph: DECC)
Eric Pickles said the measures would ensure the green belt could continue to offer a “strong defence” against urban sprawl (photograph: DECC)

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