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Updated Standard Rules permits published today

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The Environment Agency (EA) has today published a number of new and amended Standard Rules (SR) permits, including updated versions of the AD-related SR permits. Please note that it is our understanding that the changes made today are minor changes or are expected changes relating to the implementation of the…

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Tags: environmental permitting, food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, on-farm AD, waste regulation, EA, standard rules, jess allan

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EA permitting workshop on 27 Nov - still spaces!

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As I explained in my blog at the end of October, the Environment Agency (EA) are offering a free pre-application workshop for new permit applicants for AD plants. The event will be held at the EA's office in Bristol on 27 November. A limited number of spaces remain available for…

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Tags: environmental permitting, anaerobic digestion, EA, waste regulation, food waste operators

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Opportunity to influence new Definition of Waste Guidance

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If you have used the Environment Agency’s ‘Legal Definition of Waste’ guidance, then they want to hear from you. The EA are seeking views on whether the existing guidance is useable and provides sufficient information to allow users to establish whether or not a material is…

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Tags: EA, definition of waste, waste regulation, food waste operators, crop operators, jess allan

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Latest news on waste exemptions review

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Firstly, thank you to those members who responded to our request for views on the waste exemptions system. We used these views to compile an informal response to the Environment Agency’s review, which we submitted last Monday. The response emphasised the importance of exemptions to small-scale AD and…

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Tags: EA, environmental permitting, exemptions, food waste operators, jess allan, waste regulation, on farm ad, Defra

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Opportunity for free pre-application workshop with Environment Agency

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As those of you who attended our Regulatory Forum earlier this month will know, the Environment Agency (EA) have decided to hold a free pre-application workshop for people or companies intending to apply for an Environmental Permit for a new AD plant. We have now received some further detail on…

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Tags: EA, food waste, AD, food waste operators, waste regulation, environmental permitting, jess allan

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Update on government proposals to tackle waste crime and poor performance

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You may remember that earlier this year the government ran a consultation seeking views on proposals to help the regulators tackle waste crime and entrenched poor performance. The government have now published a document which summarises the responses received and the proposals that will be taken forward. The full document…

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Tags: EA, anaerobic digestion, Defra, jess allan, NRW, waste regulation, environmental permitting, compliance, food waste operators, crop operators

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Urgent: Tell government how much red tape costs your business

The government is in the process of putting together a report summarising the findings of the Cutting Red Tape review into the waste and recycling sector. This work could impact on the future development of waste regulation, including the environmental permitting regime.  They have sent us the following request: …

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Tags: EA, Defra, BIS, red tape, Waste, waste regulation, environmental permitting, food waste operators, food waste, Matt Hindle, biogas, anaerobic digestion

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