(From Bristol Evening Post)
A series of exhibitions are about to open giving people the chance to see plans for a proposed multi-million pound waste-fired energy plant on Severnside.
Sita UK has drawn up a scheme for a so-called waste-to-energy facility on a 20-acre site next to the Seabank power station between Avonmouth and Severn Beach. The recycling and waste company Sita UK wants to build what it calls a waste-to-energy facility on the brownfield site on Severn Road. If planners give approval for the plant, it could create electricity by burning up to 400,000 tonnes of commercial and industrial waste a year.
It would generate enough power for 50,000 …