Waste to Energy Facility update
21 September 2020
Greater Dandenong Council has strongly opposed the issuing of a planning permit for a waste to energy facility to be built at 70 Ordish Rd, Dandenong South.
Planning application (PLN19/0257): Opposed by Council and Appealed by the applicant to VCAT for the issuing of a Permit
EPA Works Approval
VCAT have issued their Initiating Order, which set out the following dates:
Council has engaged a barrister specialising in environmental matters, as well as a specialist firm that are providing Council with technical advice regarding air quality, noise and vibration impact, human health and environmental risk, and waste classification and handling fly ash.
Given the detailed and complex nature of this work, Council has requested an adjournment of the submission of the statement of contentions until 5 October. We are awaiting from VCAT the outcome of this request.
Further status updates will be provided as information becomes available.