An anaerobic digester on the Moy Road in Portadown could soon be allowing animal carcasses to be burnt on site.
A planning application has been submitted for consideration.
The application, submitted by Richard Hunniford, through Henry Marshall Brown Architectural Partnership, is for an alteration to the existing plant.
They want the digester to accept “blood animal food processing waste, animal blood, animal carcasses, animal hides, animal tissue – non-infectious, carcasses, feathers, fish – processing waste, fish carcasses, flesh – animal, meat – unfit for consumption, hides -animal, skins – animal”.
A spokesperson for ABC Council told the Portadown Times: “Planning notified neighbours in the surrounding area of the application on March 16 and the planning authority are awaiting a comment from the statutory and non-statutory consultations.”
There were 469 objections to the anaerobic digester when it was first proposed in October 2010.
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