Covanta Incinerator Update

In January 2018 the Environment Agency granted an Environmental Permit to Covanta to operate an Incinerator at Rookery Pit South. Since this event –  the single-issue local group Bedfordshire Against Covanta Incinerator (BACI) has been looking to pursue a legal challenge to the permit through the Judicial Review Process. The group has raised over £20,000 … More Covanta Incinerator Update

Covanta Newsletter

Covanta reported in the last CLP meeting that they had sent out 4,800 newsletters – Click Here to View – to local residents by post and will be issuing an update 4 times a year. There were majors problems involved with the last Newsletter which was due to go out in December 2017.  Deliveries were … More Covanta Newsletter

Covanta Community Liaison Panel 08/03/17- Full Minutes and Handouts

The latest Community Liaison Panel Minutes are now available. Minutes Meeting 25 (7) – 08/03/18 Handouts CLP Terms of Reference 2016 Environment Agency – Compliance and Assessment Briefing Note (General) EA Rookery Pit Update and General Information on the EA’s role Presentation Electricity Subsidy Scheme Presentation All previous minutes and handouts of the Community Liaison Panel … More Covanta Community Liaison Panel 08/03/17- Full Minutes and Handouts

Last Day to submit comments – Covanta Environmental Permit

The public consultation period regarding the environmental permit for the Covanta Incinerator ends today 7th November To ensure your comments are taken into consideration – please visit https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/psc/mk43-9ly-covanta-energy-limited-1/ and make your views known.  You are also able to view other respondents comments on this page.

Covanta 2nd Environmental Permit Consultation extended to 07 November

MMAG has been informed by the Environment Agency that the 2nd Public Consultation on the Environmental Permit for Covanta has been extended and will now close on 7th November- Please Click Here to View Email. Residents can access the draft permit and decision document as well as some new documents (released on 28/09/17) at https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/psc/mk43-9ly-covanta-energy-limited-1/ You … More Covanta 2nd Environmental Permit Consultation extended to 07 November

Environment Agency launches 2nd Consultation on Covanta Incinerator

MMAG have just had an update from the Environment Agency confirming a new single opportunity for public consultation on the environmental permit for Covanta.  This public consultation will run from 11/09/17 to 23/10/17. All respondents to the first consultation should have received an email detailing the 2nd Consultation –  Click Here to View.  Please note … More Environment Agency launches 2nd Consultation on Covanta Incinerator

Covanta Community Liaison Panel – Full Minutes and Handouts – 20/03/17

The latest Community Liaison Panel Minutes are now available. Minutes Meeting 21 (3) – 20/03/17 Handouts Environmental Permit Process Restoration Works Rail Crossing and Electricity Subsidy Scheme Traffic Management Presentation All previous minutes and handouts of the Community Liaison Panel dating back to September 2009 can be found by Clicking Here

MMAG submits objection to Covanta Environmental Permit

Please see MMAG’s submission to the Environment Agency in response to the Public Consultation on the Covanta Rookery Pit Incinerator Environmental Permit. The Consultation remains open until 18th April for residents and interested parties to submit objections/comments.  Please visit https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/psc/mk43-9ly-covanta-energy-limited/ and complete the online submission.

Covanta Environmental Permit Public Consultation open until 18 April

The period for consultation on Covanta’s environmental permit application has now opened and runs until 18 April 2017. This link allows you to submit your views. MMAG will circulate our comments in due course which you may wish to replicate in your submission. In the meantime you can use the link to read the submissions … More Covanta Environmental Permit Public Consultation open until 18 April