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

Proposed Gas-Fired Power Station at Rookery Pit – Consultation Days

Millbrook Power Ltd, a UK energy project developer has announced a plan to build a gas-fired power station at Rookery South Pit claiming it will invest tens of millions of pounds into the local economy, support 150 jobs during construction and create 15 new full-time, skilled jobs when operational. It is thought the proposed power generation plant will … More Proposed Gas-Fired Power Station at Rookery Pit – Consultation Days

Incinerator Emissions

As the deadline looms for Covanta with regard the Environment Agency element of their proposal; an article in Private Eye {click here} exposes flaws in processes intended to protect our health.

O&H to apply for waste facility at Rookery South Pit

It appears that 0&H Properties are intending to submit a full planning application to Central Beds Council for a range of integrated waste management facilities at Rookery Pit South including; Non hazardous landfill Hazardous waste landfill cell Construction and demolition waste recycling facility Soil treatment centre Material recovery facility Waste electrical & electronic recycling equipment … More O&H to apply for waste facility at Rookery South Pit

Another Opportunity to hear the excellent Professor Paul Connett

We are fortunate to have Professor Paul Connett, a highly reputable scientist coming to Bedford again and speaking, in June, on two important issues – 1. Zero Waste and 2.Water Fluoridation. His talks are passionate, highly informative and will be of tremendous interest to the people of Bedfordshire. 1. Monday 3rd June at 7pm – … More Another Opportunity to hear the excellent Professor Paul Connett