The move comes in the wake of the Arc21
incinerator ruling in which a judge decided a top civil servant had gone beyond his powers in giving the Mallusk facility the go-ahead despite some public opposition.
So will the mandarins be given back the power they appear to have lost after the Arc21
He added: "The permanent secretary may hide behind this ruling after the Arc21
court but that was controversial.
The department's head civil servant Peter May approved the PS240million Mallusk facility for arc21
But a consortium behind the project on behalf of six local councils, arc21
, was given permission after the Planning Appeals Commission recommended approval.
"There is not enough waste or There is predicted waste to sustain a facility such as the Arc21
incinerator as proposed."
A FORMER DUP minister supported arc21
in their appeal against Mark H Durkan's refusal of plans for a contentious waste incinerator.