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Information for New England Resource Recovery EfW, New England Quarry, Lee Mill near Ivybridge

Status: Prevented
Planning Region: South West
Planning Sub-Region: Devon
Operator: Viridor
Capacity: 275,000
Campaign Group(s): EcoIvy
Notes: Viridor withdrew plans for the incinerator in December 2012 [Source], following planning permission refusal in October 2012 [Source]. Viridor originally hoped for the facility to be used as part of the South West Devon Waste PFI but after failing to be made preferred bidder suggested in January 2011 that they were still interested in building the incinerator for commercial waste [Source]. (Entry updated 2013-01-11)

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Please be aware: There is always room for improvement, so please send updates to coordinator@ukwin.org.uk. Existing Incinerator means a facility that is operational or under construction/commissioning. A Potential Incinerator is a facility where there is a proposal for an incinerator (e.g. planning application or planning consent) or other reason to believe an incinerator might be built/proposed in the future. A Prevented Incinerator is something which used to be a proposal or expected incinerator which we do not believe is currently being progressed (e.g. because the project was cancelled, planning permission refused, or years have gone by since the permission was granted without any progress) - in some cases a facility marked as prevented is being progressed without us being aware or is subsequently revived. Capacity is usually the permitted or maximum advertised capacity of the facility.