Reviewing the draft approval

Aire Valley Against Incineration is currently working hard to identify the discrepancies in the draft permit and outline the areas where the Environment Agency have failed in their due diligence. But it will take a little time. We are also continuing our external discussions with our MP who is supporting us on this matter as well as finalising other things we can do to challenge this draft decision.
We will keep you updated.

EA announce ‘Minded to grant permit’ for Marley incinerator

We have just been informed that the Environment Agency has issued a draft decision to approve the Environmental Permit application for the Endless Energy Incinerator in Keighley.
We now have until the 16 July 2020 to comment through an additional consultation period.
Whilst this is a clearly a big blow, there is still a lot to fight for.Please remember that the submission to the Environment Agency for a permit differed in certain aspects from the planning permission granted by Bradford Metropolitan District Council in 2017.
Now that we can see the draft permit, we will look at this carefully, and any other variations, and raise these with BMDC as necessary.
WHAT WE NEED YOU TO DO: Please can you check to see if the questions or concerns that you raised in your consultation comments have been addressed by the EA in their response. If it was not satisfactorily answered please can you comment back accordingly.
Stay positive and let’s continue the fight!

Thank you from the AVAI Team

The draft decision can be found here: