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Appeal: Earth slurry lagoon approved for Hereford farm


Permission has been granted for the construction of an earth slurry lagoon at Eastfields in Hereford, after an inspector ruled that the development was not unacceptable in relation to landscape character, pollution of aquatic environment and the conservation of minerals.

Inspector Joanne Jones noted that a slurry storage lagoon was largely completed at the time of her site inspection, but that the proposal included remodelling of the lagoon to reduce its size and introduce an impermeable layer.

Jones noted that the site was bounded by mature trees and shrubs that limit views towards the site from public vantage points. She also deemed that the topography .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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