Smiths, the local waste management company whose trucks are well-known around the county, want to begin operating an ‘energy from waste’ plant called a gasifier (a form of extra high temperature incineration) at Moreton Valence, just over the M5 from Javelin Park.
They say it’s to process their own waste, but at a capacity of 65,000 tonnes per annum on top of the 200,000 tonnes per annum capacity at Javelin Park, it would make Gloucestershire a morass of incineration pollution – and a graveyard for recycling.
Submit objections NOW (deadline Tuesday 3rd October 2017)
In order to proceed, Smiths require a variation to their existing planning permission, and this is where we come in.
The deadline for objections is next Tuesday 3rd October, and you can do this in one of two ways: