Brokenshire overrules inspector to refuse Hertfordshire energy from waste plant

Communities secretary James Brokenshire has overruled a planning inspector and refused plans for an energy from waste plant in Hertfordshire, after concluding that the benefits of the scheme would not outweigh "significant adverse landscape and visual impacts" and traffic and road safety concerns.

by Michael Donnelly
Housing secretary James Brokenshire (pic: Getty)
Housing secretary James Brokenshire (pic: Getty)

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