DCO for expansion of Kent energy-from-waste station granted, but second plan for new facility refused

The business secretary has granted development consent for upgrades to a waste-to-energy facility in Kent but refused an application to build a completely new generating station on an adjoining site due to conflicts with national and local policies.

by Ellie Kahn
The proposed WK3 development (Pic: Wheelabrator Technologies)
The proposed WK3 development (Pic: Wheelabrator Technologies)

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