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. Advertisements

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

Covanta Update – Notice of Land Possession around Rookery Pit for works granted by DCO

Following on from the CLP Minutes MMAG was advised that Covanta-Veolia had also issued the following update: “Covanta and Veolia have today (Monday 31st October 2016) taken the first steps towards implementing the planning consent for Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility.  Covanta has served notices on land owners of plots within the boundary of the … More Covanta Update – Notice of Land Possession around Rookery Pit for works granted by DCO

Covanta – Update from the Community Liaison Panel

The Rookery South Community Liaison Panel met again on October 17th. The minutes of what was a very full agenda will be published in due course. However 3 issue of note were that: Strictly speaking the electricity subsidy scheme of 10% of the average electricity bill in any year payable to households only applies to … More Covanta – Update from the Community Liaison Panel

CLP Minutes Meeting 19 25/07/16

The latest Community Liaison Panel Minutes are now available. Minutes Meeting 19 (1) – 25/07/16 Handouts  CLP – Draft Revised Terms of Reference 07/16 Covanta Statement re Canadian Facity 06/16 All previous minutes and handouts of the Community Liaison Panel dating back to September 2009 can be found by Clicking Here

Forest of Marston Vale Trust Position Statement regarding Covanta Incinerator

Please find below a recent statement by Chief Executive Nick Webb made on behalf of the Forest of Marston Vale Trust MMAG asked for some clarification on the section which includes “Whilst the Trust will support development that directly meets the objectives of the Forest, the Trust is neutral on individual planning applications that do … More Forest of Marston Vale Trust Position Statement regarding Covanta Incinerator

Covanta Update – Community Liaison Panel Meeting 25 July

MMAG attended a meeting of the Community Liaison Panel (CLP) on Monday night, July 25th. The CLP was set up by Covanta to engage with local councils & community groups several years ago & had been in abeyance since 2013. So the meeting was very much resetting the clock and introducing ourselves to the new … More Covanta Update – Community Liaison Panel Meeting 25 July

Covanta Incinerator Update

Earlier this month Covanta issued a press release regarding a renewed interest in moving ahead with the Incinerator at Rookery Pit Stewartby in partnership with Veolia.   Supporters will be aware that following a lengthly battle by local groups and residents – Covanta received planning permission in 2013.   MMAG has since gained additional information regarding the current … More Covanta Incinerator Update

Covanta and Veolia join forces for the development of the Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility

MMAG are sorry to have to share the following breaking news: Covanta and Veolia join forces for the development of the Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility 12 MAY 2016 Covanta and Veolia are joining forces, under a Project Development Agreement, to develop the Energy Recovery Facility at Rookery South Pit near Stewartby, Bedfordshire, which will … More Covanta and Veolia join forces for the development of the Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility