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Newbridge-On-Wye: Proposed Biomass Power Plant

Volume 622: debated on Tuesday 13 February 2001

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Further to the Written Answer by Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton on 19 June 2000 (

WA 9), whether the investigation into the allegations that have been made regarding the proposed biomass power plant at Newbridge-on-Wye has taken place; and, if so, whether the conclusions are available. [HL336]

The Minister for Science, Department of Trade and Industry
(Lord Sainsbury of Turville)

The Department of Trade and Industry has received some information on the allegations relating to the proposed biomass power plant at Newbridge-on-Wye. Further clarification is needed before the department can make a firm decision whether or not to proceed with an investigation. This clarification has now been sought.