Consent for Bristol bioenergy plant rests on fuel sustainability

17th March 2011


The sustainability of the fuel to be used by a proposed bioenergy plant can be a material consideration in the planning consent decision, according to the secretary of state for communities and local government, Eric Pickles.

The secretary's opinion was issued in response to an appeal against a decision by Bristol City Council to refuse planning permission for the redevelopment of part of the former Sevalco plant in Avonmo

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