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Information for New Barnfield, Hatfield

Status: Prevented
Planning Region: East of England
Planning Sub-Region: Hertfordshire
Operator: Veolia Environmental Services
Capacity: 380,000
Campaign Group(s): Hatfield Anti Incineration (HAI) and Herts WOW! (WithOut Waste) (a network of groups including North Herts Friends of the Earth, Welwyn Hatfield FOE, N Herts Green Party, Welwyn Hatfield Green Party and Transition Town Letchworth)
Notes: The Secretary of State refused planning consent for the proposal in June 2014 [Source], but this decision was quashed by a legal challenge brought by Veolia. Following a re-determination, the application was refused again in July 2015 and Veolia announced in August 2015 that they were not challenging this decision [Source, Source].PFI was funding was withdrawn in October 2014 [Source]. Veolia awarded Hertfordshire County Council waste PFI contract in April 2011 [Source]. The proposed facility was intended to process both C&I and LACW waste. (Entry updated 2015-09-02)

Initial applications received for R1 status: 17 June 2019 (Environment Agency)

Uses data from https://ea.sharefile.com/share/view/sfc08f637d1644668 released by the Environment Agency under the Open Government License

PermitOperatorInstallation nameInstallation addressPermit statusWaste input (000s tonnes per annum)Incinerator typeCalculated R1 valueApplication R1 status grantedSource of data used in R1 calculationsDate R1 application status granted
MP3637FLVeolia ES Hertfordshire LtdNew Barnfield Recycling and Energy Recovery FacilityNew Barnfield, Travellers Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 8XG,Permit issued352Municipal waste0.72YesDesign6/11/2012