Two Western Australian companies pushing waste to energy projects worth more than $710 million are planning to start construction within the next year.
The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council has been given the environmental tick of approval to develop a waste-to-energy plant at its Redhill site.
The state’s environmental watchdog has backed the use of waste-to-energy recycling facilities in Western Australia, but cautioned that any proposed plant must meet international best practice standard
The state government is examining whether waste-to-energy facilities will adversely affect people’s health and recycling habits before evaluating proposals for facilities in Perth and the Pilbara.
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