Inspector appointed to examine waste site’s plan

Kings Cliffe villagers march in protest at the beginning of this year at earlier plans to dump low level nuclear waste at the site
Kings Cliffe villagers march in protest at the beginning of this year at earlier plans to dump low level nuclear waste at the site
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An examining inspector been appointed to examine the application to build new facilities at a site which handles low level nuclear waste.

Jonathan Green has been appointed as the examining authority for the application by Augean South Ltd for the East Northamptonshire Resource Management Facility in Kings Cliffe.

The proposal is for the alteration of an existing facility and the construction of new facilities for the recovery and disposal of hazardous waste and disposal of low level radioactive waste.

Planning Inspectorate chief executive Sir Michael Pitt said: “The Examining Inspector that has been appointed will now examine this application in a fair and impartial manner.

“He will use the representations submitted to identify the principal issues for the examination of the application. Everyone who registered has been invited to attend the Preliminary Meeting and to participate fully in the examination of the application.”

The application was accepted for examination on April 11, 2012.

People were able to register as an interested party between April 20 and June 1.

All representations were published on the Planning Inspectorate’s national infrastructure planning portal at www.planningportal.gov.uk/infrastructure.

Everyone who registered and everyone who is a statutory party has been notified of the appointment of the examining inspector and of the preliminary meeting which is to be held at 10.30am on Thursday, July 26, at the Holiday Inn Corby, A43. Registration will begin at 10am.

The preliminary meeting is a procedural meeting at which people may make representations to the examining authority about how the examination will be carried out.

This meeting will not be an opportunity for people to make comments on the merits of the application.