Controversial plans to build a hydrogen fuel plant on a rundown plot of land look set to be given the green light – despite more than 160 objections from concerned residents. Canterbury City Council was inundated with letters from locals – with one even worried about a Fukushima-style disaster – after a bid to construct the plant in Westbrook Lane, Herne Bay, was revealed in January. But developer Ryse Hydrogen Ltd has previously defended its proposals, insisting that the facility will comply with the highest safety levels. And now planners from the local authority have recommended the scheme be given the go-ahead by councillors at Tuesday’s (June 2) planning committee meeting.
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