Tag: Digestate Spreading

New Defra ‘farming rules for water’ to take affect from 2 April 2018

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Defra has published a factsheet to explain the new ‘farming rules for water’ which will take affect from 2 April 2018 for all farmers in England. Defra consulted on these rules in September 2015. Please click here to view the online fact sheet and a more detailed guide here. The rules…

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Defra focuses on ammonia emissions reduction from agriculture and AD

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In the last couple of months, ADBA has attended two meetings with Defra’s Air Quality team, designed to bring stakeholders together to consider how to achieve ammonia emissions reductions from agricultural sources and from AD/digestate activities. This blog summarises the discussions so far. Why is the reduction…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, ammonia emissions, digestate, digestate spreading, digestate storage

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Environment Agency publish updated permits for digestate spreading and storage

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As expected, and as we notified members in our previous blog, the Environment Agency (EA) has now published several updated Standard Rules permits which cover the storage and spreading of digestate. The permits are all available to download from the EA’s website – click here. The permits that…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, digestate, environmental permitting, standard rules permits, digestate storage, digestate spreading

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Natural Resources Wales consults on changes to digestate storage and spreading permits

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Natural Resources Wales (NRW), the regulatory body responsible for the environmental permitting regime in Wales, is currently consulting on proposals to make changes to the Standard Rules permits relating to the storage and spreading of digestate. Click here to view the consultation and here to see the proposed…

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, environmental permitting, Wales, natural resources wales, food waste operators, digestate, digestate spreading

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