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Information for Lafarge quarry complex, Harper Lane (Near St. Albans)

Status: Prevented
Planning Region: East of England
Planning Sub-Region: Hertfordshire
Operator: E.ON Energy from Waste AG
Capacity: 270,000-320,000
Campaign Group(s): Watling INcinerator Group (WING)
Notes: Plans fell apart when Veolia was chosen for the Hertfordshire Waste PFI and the EA warned the Council that the safety of the source protection zone for groundwater abstraction could not be assured. E.ON was the reserve bidder for the PFI. [Source]. (Entry updated 2012-09-21)

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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.