Tag: Landspreading

Information request – survey on use of landspreading deployment permits

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We have been made aware of a potential issue regarding the use of landspreading deployment permits (i.e. spreading of digestate under Standard Rules SR2010 No. 4) which we would like to better understand. A summary of the potential issue is provided at the end of this blog. At this stage,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, landspreading, environmental permitting, standard rules permits, deployment, food waste operators, digestate

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Key regulatory updates from the Environment Agency

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On Wednesday I represented ADBA at Defra’s Biowaste Forum which is a meeting of trade bodies, regulators and Defra to discuss the performance of the biowaste sector. It is also an opportunity for us to highlight industry-led work on improving performance, such as our Best Practice Scheme, the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Environment Agency, natural resources wales, food waste operators, End of waste, environmental permitting, waste regulation, bioaerosols, landspreading

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EA publishes consultation response on landspreading permits

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This week the Environment Agency (EA) published a summary of responses and decisions arising from the Business Engagement Assessment (BEA) that they undertook to understand the likely cost implications of their proposed changes to the landspreading permits. You can view the document here. Background Consultation In 2015, the EA consulted on…

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Tags: landspreading, standard rules, food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, EA, digestate

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ADBA represents members at Defra meeting

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I attended Defra’s Biowaste Regulatory Forum this week, which brings together Defra, the regulators (the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales), trade associations and professional bodies. The meeting is a platform for us to update Defra and the regulators on key work in the industry and is an…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, EA, Defra, food waste operators, crop operators, waste exemptions, environmental permitting, landspreading

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Key updates from Defra and the EA at Biowaste Regulatory Forum

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This week I represented ADBA at Defra’s Biowaste Regulatory Forum, which is a regular meeting between Defra, the EA and the trade bodies and professional bodies involved in the biowaste sector. The meeting included updates on a few key topics: Waste Treatment BREF – as detailed in my…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, Defra, EA, digestate, bioaerosols, BREF, landspreading, environmental permitting, jess allan, food waste operators, biogas, standard rules

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EA consults on financial impacts of proposed changes to landspreading and waste storage permits

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In early 2015, the Environment Agency (EA) undertook a consultation on proposed changes to several Standard Rules permits, including those that cover landspreading and digestate storage (SR2010 No 4, 5 and 6). In September, the EA published a summary of consultation responses, which you can view here. You can also read my blog which…

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Tags: landspreading, digestate, anaerobic digestion, Environment Agency, waste regulation, food waste operators, standard rules, jess allan

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EA decisions on changes to landspreading and digestate storage permits

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You may remember that earlier in the year the Environment Agency (EA) undertook a consultation on proposed changes to several Standard Rules permits, including the permits for landspreading and digestate storage (SR2010 No 4, 5 and 6). Accordingly, we gathered our members’ views on the proposals and submitted a coordinated response (which…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, environmental permitting, landspreading, digestate, EA, jess allan, food waste operators

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Updates from ADBA Regulatory Forum

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ADBA's latest Regulatory Forum took place in Leeds last Thursday, with forty ADBA members gathering to hear updates from the key regulatory bodies and discuss the implications of changing regulation. Robert Starr, from hosts Walker Morris, opened the day with a presentation on enforcement undertakings, and the role that…

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Tags: regulatory forum, ADBA events, digestate, biogas, anaerobic digestion, Matt Hindle, Environment Agency, environmental permitting, BREF, COMAH, landspreading, IED, permitting, Defra, apha, HSE, health and safety, food waste, crop operators, food waste operators, European Commission

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ADBA responds to proposed changes to landspreading permits

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This week ADBA has submitted a response to an Environment Agency discussion paper on possible changes to the standard rules permit for spreading digestate (and other materials) to farmland as a waste. You can download a copy of our response here, and we would like to thank those members who…

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Tags: digestate, EA, Environment Agency, environmental permitting, landspreading, Matt Hindle, permitting, standard rules

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Your chance to feed in to new landspreading guidance

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The Environment Agency have published a paper for discussion on a revised standard rules permit for land spreading. These will be subject to formal consultation in the autumn, but this exercise allows us to see an early version of their proposals and comment on any issues before they become part…

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Tags: digestate, digestate handling, EA, Environment Agency, environmental permitting, farming, landspreading, Matt Hindle, permitting, spreading

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