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Renewable energy park in Barnsley set for approval

Plans for a renewable energy park in Barnsley – which more than 400 people have objected to – are set to be given the go-ahead tomorrow, The Star has reported.

The plans for land off the Houghton Main Colliery roundabout on Park Spring Road were previously rejected.

The plant would treat 150,000 tonnes of biomass a year.

Concerns about pollutants, air quality and public health have been raised, suggesting that the site is unsuitable.

Planners, however, recommend approval with conditions.

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