Fate of Hundreds of Glass Jobs Rests on Court Ruling

Aa appeal Court battle is set to determine the fate of hundreds of jobs at Europe's largest glass and bottling factory near Chester.

Rivals of Quinn Glass want it to close its factory at Elton, with one claiming environmental laws had not been complied with when the firm opened its large furnace last year.A leading judge dealt Quinn Glass a hammer blow last October when he ruled the company had taken a "very considerable gamble" when it invested millions in the plant and took on a local workforce of nearly 200 people without having a valid planning permission in place.It is still waiting for planning permission after a public inquiry hearing, but the company's immediate problem is the possible revocation of its Pollution Prevention and Control permit which it needs to operate.Read the entire news on the source link below.Aa appeal Court battle is set to determine the fate of hundreds of jobs at Europe's largest glass and bottling factory near Chester.

Rivals of Quinn Glass want it to close its factory at Elton, with one claiming environmental laws had not been complied with when the firm opened its large furnace last year.

A leading judge dealt Quinn Glass a hammer blow last October when he ruled the company had taken a "very considerable gamble" when it invested millions in the plant and took on a local workforce of nearly 200 people without having a valid planning permission in place.

It is still waiting for planning permission after a public inquiry hearing, but the company's immediate problem is the possible revocation of its Pollution Prevention and Control permit which it needs to operate.

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