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Information for Sinfin Integrated Waste Treatment Centre, Sinfin Lane, Osmaston

Status: Existing
Planning Region: East Midlands
Planning Sub-Region: Derby
Operator: ReSource Recovery Solutions (RRS) (Renewi (formerly Shanks) and Interserve) and RSM Group AS
Capacity: 157,000
Campaign Group(s): Derby FoE and Sinfin and Spondon Against INcineration (SSAIN) [Also see Simon’s blog]
Notes: Not yet operational as of 6th January 2020. In August 2019 Derbyshire and Derby Councils decided to end the contract with RRS but did not yet formally abandon the project [Source]. Development of the gasification plant is effectively on hold until the Councils determine a 'fair value' for the project and better understand what would be needed to get the plant to operate so that they can determine whether or not they wish to purchase the plant. ENERGOS gasification incinerator granted planning permission on re-appeal in September 2012, with completion target delayed until October 2017 [Source, PINS case summary, Source, Source, Source]. Funding from the Green Investment Bank announced in August 2014 [Source]. Planning Application submitted May 2009. Permit WP3133KP issued in November 2010. It was reported in July 2018 that "Bad smells from the controversial Sinfin waste treatment plant are still plaguing residents almost a year after the stink first started" [Source]. ntry updated 2020-01-06)

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