Twemlow AD plant proposal REFUSED

The proposal for an AD waste and power plant on Twemlow Lane went to the Strategic Planning Board [SPB] in Crewe today and was refused by 10 votes with 2 abstentions.

Councillors felt this was the right time to make a decision as “residents deserved an answer” and voiced various concerns  including the EA report [in which they refused a Permit] and the added doubt over the possibility of the 60 year old tanks not being gas tight.  One councillor voiced his experience of AD plants having a “hideous smell”.

Councillors said that if the EA changed their opinion then the applicant could re apply with a full Environment Impact Assessment.