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Information for Next to the Ffos-y-Fran opencast mine in Cwmbargoed, Merthyr Tydfil

Status: Prevented
Planning Region: Wales
Planning Sub-Region: South Wales
Operator: Covanta
Capacity: 750,000 
Campaign Group(s): Residents Against Ffos-y-Fran (R.A.F.F.) and South Wales Without Incineration Network (SWWIN)
Notes: Covanta withdrew their plans for the Brig y Cwm Merthyr Tydfil incinerator in October 2011, claiming that their proposal for one big incinerator was out of step with the approach of local authorities and that this made the project unviable. Covanta had been one of the three remaining bidders for Prosiect Gwyrdd (Project Green) after WRG pulled out in April/May 2011 [source]. (Entry updated 2011-10-25)