Hatfield incinerator: It could be bigger than first feared
THE controversial incinerator earmarked for Hatfield could deal with nearly A THIRD more waste than originally stated, the Welwyn Hatfield Times can exclusively reveal.
At a meeting of the county council’s waste management cabinet panel yesterday (Tuesday), councillors agreed the waste burner should be capable of dealing with up to 345,000 tonnes of waste a year.
The �220m facility – pencilled in for the council’s New Barnfield site in Travellers Lane – has previously been quoted as having a capacity of 270,000 tonnes.
News of the developments has been roundly condemned.
Mike Hobday, the Labour parliamentary candidate for Welwyn Hatfield, called it an “absolute betrayal” of residents.
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