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Independent panel backs Livingstone's call for London to manage its own waste

An independent Planning Inspectorate panel has backed plans that call for 85% of Londons waste to be dealt with in the city by 2020 as well as calling for a halt to Londons waste being dumped in the home countries. The panels report focussed on Mayor Ken Livingstones proposals to change the London Plan, which would allow London to become more self sufficient in waste management. Under his proposals each London borough would be apportioned its own amount of waste to manage, to achieve ...