It's always interesting when councils and their major contractors run public consultations nicely placed over the Christmas period, as if to catch the public unaware of a deadline for responses on, let's say, 15th January. This is the case with the proposal to ship in up to 50,000 tonnes of waste for Bernard Road Incinerator. It would come from surrounding towns and counties, by heavy lorries presumably. That's not likely to be controversial is it?
To check it out see application reference: 10/03861/FUL. It's asking for a temporary variation on the original 2001application reference 01/10135/FUL. Click on 'Associated Documents' to see that this generated enough heat to be one of the major environment stories around Sheffield for several years. Greenpeace will be taking note.