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Checklist released for sites moving to installation permits

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As we have previously notified, existing operators who have installations subject to new ‘installation’ permitting rules need to apply for a variation in their permit by 30 September. The EA released guidance on this in April, and wrote to operators they considered likely to fall into this category by early May. …

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Tags: EA, Environment Agency, environmental permitting, IED, Matt Hindle, permitting

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EA update: more current sites may need to re-apply for permits

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The Environment Agency have notified us that they are writing to over 1000 holders of waste operation permits that may need to prepare for changes driven by the IED. A full briefing was released on this last month, and although the EA estimate that over 9000 existing waste operation permits will not…

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Tags: EA, environmental permitting, IED, Matt Hindle, permitting, Waste

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New EA brief on permitting changes released

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The Environment Agency have released a new briefing note for operators with existing environmental permits on the transition to new permits as the Agency implements the Industrial Emissions Directive. You can download the briefing here. The new permitting regime is explained in section 8.1 of the Practical Guide to AD. Further…

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Tags: EA, Environment Agency, environmental permitting, IED, Industrial Emissions Directive, Matt Hindle, permitting, regulation

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EA guidance on avoiding operational problems

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The Environment Agency have published a review of containment failure incidents at AD sites from 2010-2013, which is now available to download via our Health and Safety Hub, under ‘pollution incidents’. Although incidents are rare, the Environment Agency reiterates in their briefing that it is concerned about pollution incidents. As…

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Tags: best practice, EA, Environment Agency, environmental permitting, Matt Hindle, permitting

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Have your say on the future of permitting

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I’ve been in contact with a number of operators this week about the European ‘BREF’ process, which will have a major impact on the future of environmental permitting. ‘BREF’ refers to the reference documents for Best Available Technique (BAT), which sets out conclusions on what constitutes BAT for the…

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Tags: biowaste, BREF, Defra, EA, environmental permitting, Europe, European Commission, Matt Hindle, permitting, regulation, Waste

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Environmental permitting responses needed from operational sites

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The European BREF process – which could see major changes to permitting for AD plants – needs information from operators over the next few weeks to inform the development of new regulation. The Bureau coordinating BREF development has published questionnaires to aid their data gathering. The two key documents for the AD…

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Tags: BREF, EA, environmental permitting, Europe, European Commission, Matt Hindle, permitting, regulation

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