The Devon Residents Against Incineration (Drain) group has come out against plans for a £39.3 million energy-from-waste plant on a former landfill site near Barnstaple.
Peter Hames, a spokesman for Drain told the Western Morning News: “The alternatives have not been explored and presented to the public. We want to do our part on that.”
A spokesperson for Devon County Council said: “As energy prices rise significantly, cost and security of energy supply is likely to become a real issue, so an energy-from-waste plant could be a major community asset.”
Energy-from-waste plants have been proposed for St Dennis in Cornwall, Plymouth and Exeter.
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