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Information for Ince Marshes / Protos

Status: Potential
Planning Region: North West
Planning Sub-Region: Cheshire
Operator: Biffa / Covanta (operator) / Peel Environmental (site owner) / Power House Energy Group (technology developer)
Capacity: 350,000
Campaign Group(s): CHeshire Anti-Incinerator Network (CHAIN)
Notes: Planning application submitted to Cheshire West and Chester Council in July 2016 and approved in November 2016 (16/03074/FUL) [Source]. In May 2016 joint venture between Peel and Covanta was announced "with construction anticipated to start as early as 2017", and the capacity was reduced to 450ktpa [Source]. Planning consent for a 600,000 tonne RDF fluidised-bed incinerator was granted in August 2009 along with outline planning permission for a "ReSource Recovery Park" [Source, Source]. The RDF incinerator was issued an Environmental Permit back in December 2006. In October 2011 an environmental permit application was made to increase the incinerator capacity to 850,000 tonnes, change the technology to moving grate incineration and change the operator from Peel to Covanta [Source] In June 2017 it was reported that Biffa had been brought on as a partner [Source]. Gasification company PowerHouse Energy were brought in as a partner in February 2017 [Source]. Permit TP3135LS. (Entry updated 2017-07-19)

Planning Consent files:

77-PlanningConsent-2009.pdf