Information on the proposed Energy from Waste facility in Saddlebow, King's Lynn - Updated 31 July 2012
We have now granted an environmental permit to Willows Power and Recycling Limited to operate an energy from waste facility in Saddlebow, King’s Lynn.
This decision is the outcome of our careful consideration and thorough determination of the application. As a result we are satisfied that the proposed facility will not harm the health of local people or the environment, and have granted the environmental permit.
We have made some minor amendments as a result of comments made during the draft permit consultation which closed on 23 May. These are detailed in the final decision document.
A copy of our final decision document has been placed in the public register, together with the reasons and considerations on which we have based this decision, including any changes that have been made following this assessment.
The decision on the variation to the nearby Centrica Power Station
has now been finalised.
The environmental permit is separate from planning application, which has been considered by Norfolk County Council in June 2012 and is currently subject to a 'holding direction' from the Secretary of State. Our decision to permit the Incinerator has been completely independent of the planning process.
The environmental permit and the decision document outlining how we reached our decision are available below, they will also be available on public registers at:
Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk Environment Agency
The Public Register The Public Register
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King's Lynn Orton Goldhay
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