Agency seeks views over in­cin­er­a­tor

Yorkshire Post - - NEWS -

A DROP-IN ses­sion is be­ing held about con­tro­ver­sial plans for a Keigh­ley waste in­cin­er­a­tor.

The En­vi­ron­ment Agency is to de­cide whether to grant End­less En­ergy Ltd a per­mit for the fa­cil­ity at the for­mer Old Gas Works site on Aire Val­ley Road, which will use rub­bish as fuel to gen­er­ate en­ergy. The plans have sparked protests, with Keigh­ley MP John Gro­gan and Ship­ley MP Philip Davies among those op­pos­ing the in­cin­er­a­tor.

The En­vi­ron­ment Agency is seek­ing views from the lo­cal com­mu­nity and in­ter­ested groups on the ap­pli­ca­tion in a pub­lic con­sul­ta­tion which runs un­til De­cem­ber 13.

It is hold­ing an event to tell peo­ple how they can com­ment on the per­mit ap­pli­ca­tion. The drop-in ses­sion is be­ing held on Tues­day from 2pm to 8pm at The Vic­to­ria Hall, Vic­to­ria Park, Hard Ings Road, Keigh­ley.

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