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PFI waste contractor to pay Leeds council undisclosed sum for performance failure

Leeds City council has come to a financial agreement with its PFI waste contractor Veolia over targets the company has consistently missed since the facility opened. The £450m energy recovery and recycling facility in Cross Green Leeds became fully operational in … Continue reading

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Plain sailing as waste incinerators for east Leeds get go-ahead from councillors

Councillors yesterday approved plans to build two waste incinerators within a mile of each other in east Leeds. Waste incinerators? Think of them more as power stations that burn waste instead of coal, generating power for up to 73,000 homes. … Continue reading

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Leeds – D-Day for controversial PFI waste incinerator plans tomorrow

East Leeds could end up with two big waste incinerators following a key planning meeting tomorrow. Councillors on the city’s top planning panel are set to decide whether to give the go-ahead to plans for one plant at the old Skelton Grange power station … Continue reading

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D-Day for east Leeds incinerator plans – councillors to decide on both next week

East Leeds could end up with two waste incinerators following a key planning meeting next week. Councillors on the city’s top planning panel will decide next Thursday (7th February) whether to give the go-ahead to plans for one plant at … Continue reading

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Another month, another incinerator for east Leeds comes before planners

Plans for an incinerator that would burn up to 300,000 tonnes of commercial and industrial waste a year are up for discussion at a Leeds City Council planning meeting next week. Last month it was the Council’s Private Finance Initiative … Continue reading

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Extra dose of consultation for Cross Green residents as Labour haunted by incinerator referendum pledge

Opposition councillors are calling on the ruling Labour party in Leeds City Council to stick to a pledge made three years ago to hold a referendum on the construction of a waste incinerator at Cross Green in east Leeds. Following … Continue reading

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