Information on Landfill Sites

Andrew Jenkins made this Freedom of Information request to Hull City Council

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Dear Hull City Council,

I would like to know the following;
• How many landfill sites does the council possess, both defunct and operating?
• How many landfill sites in the council’s jurisdiction are ran privately, and if so by whom?
• How many landfill sites, old or new, were operating before 1994?
• Are there any landfill sites that are currently at risk of coastal erosion, or are actively leaching into the sea?

Thanks for your time.

Kind Regards,

Andrew Jenkins

Information Governance, Hull City Council

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Dear Mr Jenkins

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request - 001514/20

 

With regard to your Freedom of Information request received on 28^th
August 2020, please find our response below.

 

 

Q1. How many landfill sites does the council possess, both defunct and
operating?

 

A1. None

 

Q2. How many landfill sites in the council’s jurisdiction are ran
privately, and if so by whom?

 

A2. None

 

Q3. How many landfill sites, old or new, were operating before 1994?

 

A3. This information is not available as we do not hold it.

 

Q4. Are there any landfill sites that are currently at risk of coastal
erosion, or are actively leaching into the sea?

 

A4. No.

 

We are unable to provide any further detail as landfill sites are
regulated by the Environment Agency, not by local councils.

 

 

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Information Governance Officer

Town Clerk's Service

Hull City Council

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