Tag: Environment

Training, Safety and Environment working group continues focus on odour

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Last week, we were pleased to hold a meeting of our Training, Safety and Environment working group. Hosted by Thomas Minter at Malaby Biogas in Wiltshire, attendees were able to tour the plant and listen to Thomas’s experience of developing and running an AD plant. Huge thanks to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, training, safety and environment working group, environment, health and safety, training, secondary containment, bioaerosols, Environment Agency

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Training, Safety and Environment Working Group to meet in November

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ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment (T, S &E) working group will be meeting on 21st November. The group, chaired by David Woolgar, will be discussing the key issues relevant to their remit, including: Odour – this will include an update from the odour sub-group – led by…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, training, safety and environment working group, health and safety, environment

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ADBA attends meeting in Wales: how can we support the industry to improve standards?

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Last week Emi, ADBA’s Market Analyst, represented ADBA at a meeting with key industry stakeholders in Wales. Entitled the ‘AD Intervention Strategy’, and run by Severn Wye Energy Agency, the meeting was attended by representatives from Natural Resources Wales, Welsh Government and industry. ADBA was pleased…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Wales, natural resources wales, regulation, best practice scheme, standards, health and safety, environment

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Best Practice Scheme update – pilot completed

We’re pleased to say that the pilot of the Best Practice Scheme has now been completed, which means that we are on track to open the scheme to applicants autumn/winter 2017. In the next few months there are several opportunities to hear more about this in person and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, best practice scheme, crop operators, food waste operators, Environment Agency, regulation, environment, health and safety

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Election Update – Don’t count your chickens…

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Election Update – Don’t count your chickens… If you had looked through any of the Sunday newspapers last weekend, you’d think the general election campaign was a foregone conclusion. The Conservative Party had a twenty point opinion poll lead and seemed to be sailing calmly…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, election, politics, food waste operators, environment

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: WELTEC BIOPOWER Presents Solutions for the Generation of Energy from Waste a

WELTEC BIOPOWER will present its mature procedures for the efficient utilisation of waste and wastewater for the generation of energy at this year's IFAT from 30 May to 3 June in Munich, Germany. At this industry platform for environment technologies (Hall B3, Stand 205), the German biogas plant manufacturer will show visitors…

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Tags: member's press release, Weltec Biopower, jens albartus, Waste, wastewater, ifat, munich, germany, environment, biogas, Derek Sivyer

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Technical AD challenges webinar with Dr Amaya Arias-Garcia

Date From: 06 April 2016 Location: Online Description: This free-of-charge webinar explains some of the technical aspects to take into account when designing a commercial anaerobic digestion plant. It's a follow-up to the very well-received online presentation given by Dr Amaya Arias-Garcia (Goals Project Management and Engineering Support…

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Tags: member's press release, dr amaya arias-garcia, webinar, IChemE, environment, water sector, odour, health and safety, pre-treatment, contamination, mixing, pumps, monitoring instrumentation, digestate, gas cleaning, Derek Sivyer

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Industry to work together on health and safety

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Together with the REA, we are working on a new system of data collection and ‘AD Safety Alerts’ for the biogas industry. This is designed to create clear information on incidents to help raise standards and reduce incidents and ‘near misses’, by building trust across the industry and enabling organisations…

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Tags: alerts, environment, health and safety, permitting

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Draft EA Permitting Guidance: Details and Call for Response

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The EA has published draft guidance on complying with environmental permits, which has been expected as part of the transition to permitting under the Industrial Emissions Directive. ADBA members have contributed to the development of this guidance, which has now been released for consultation. The guidance deals with the AD…

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Tags: BAT, best practice, BREF, EA, emissions, environment, IED, Industrial Emissions Directive, Matt Hindle, permitting

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