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Information for Crymlyn Burrows Materials Recovery and Energy Centre, Swansea

Status: Existing
Planning Region: Wales
Planning Sub-Region: South West Wales
Operator: Neath Port Talbot Recycling Ltd / Neath Port Talbot Council [See annual report]
Capacity: 166,000
Campaign Group(s): ?
Notes: The operational status of this plant is unclear. Neath Port Talbot Council put the incinerator up for sale in November 2011 [Source]. The plant experienced two fires and persistent odour problems. The Council is understood to be suing Bridgend for around £5m in connection with problems relating to the facility [Source], while issuing a High Court writ against the Currie & Brown Group responsible for technical advice [Source, Source]. In November 2010 the Environment Agency’s investigations were escalated [Source] leading to the facility’s closure from December 2010 - June 2011 [Source]. [Background]. Tonnes burned: 8,200 (2005); 11,313 (2006); 10,956 (2007); 9,041 (2008); 10,483 (2009); 6,270 (2010); 8,578 (2011). (Entry updated 2019-06-06)

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