LANDFILL SITE - Planning Appeal - Public Inquiry against refusal of permission to extend operational life of site to 2037
The public inquiry started at 10 am on Tuesday 6th July. Submissions were made on procedural matters and the inquiry was adjourned. It resumed on Tuesday 13th July to consider the linked Lagoon Appeal ("Appeal B") that the parish council is not taking part in (the site is wholly in Milton Keynes/West Bletchley).
The inquiry has now due to resume on Tuesday 19th October 2021 at 9:30 am. Before this a new or addendum to the Environmental Statement (ES) will be produced, followed by publicity and consultation on the ES. The inquiry hearings may be watched on YouTube.
Day 1 - 6th July
Day 2 - 13th July
Day 3 - 14th July
The parish council has submitted that in accordance with the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations the appplication would have a "significant effect on the environment" and asked the Inspector to seek a Screening Direction from the Secretary of State (SoS). The SoS agreed and issued a Screening Direction on 1st July 2021, requiring an Environmental Statement to be produced.
How you can take part in the appeal. The Planning Inspectorate have provided information for anyone wishing to take part in the inquiry. See more details below.
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