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Judges to review Sussex EfW plans

The High Court has granted a hearing for a case against the Newhaven energy-from-waste (EfW) facility planning application from Veolia Environmental Services.The Lewes District Friends of the Earth (FOE) group applied for the judicial review because it said the planning committee which looked at the EfW proposal had ignored long term regional recycling targets. It claimed that building the plant would encourage burning waste rather than recycling it, which would undermine ...