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PAS 110 consultation to be released this week

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The British Standards Institution is expected to release a draft of the new PAS 110 standard for public consultation this week. Along with the consultation will be a PDF document which provides information on the changes to requirements on PTEs, pasteurisation, physical contaminants and stability (Residual Biogas Potential). The Environment Agency…

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Tags: EA, Matt Hindle, PAS 110, Pasteurisation, RBP, Wrap

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BREF process - update from kick off meeting

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As expected, the kick-off meeting for the European BREF process - which could see major changes to permitting for AD plants - took place in Seville last week. The EA’s Howard Leberman has sent us some initial notes on the discussion, which are summarised below. Following the meeting, the…

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BREF update; kick-off meeting next week

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The kick-off meeting for the BREF process takes place in Seville next week. From this point we will start to have a clearer idea of what the Commission is likely to propose, and where we will need to concentrate our efforts. The Environment Agency’s Howard Leberman is the key…

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

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New EA guidance on preventing waste fires published

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The Environment Agency has published new guidance for preventing fires at waste treatment sites, in the form of Technical Guidance Note. This sets out what needs to be captured within an accident plan in the site’s written management system to reduce fire risk on permitted sites storing combustible materials…

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New EA guidance on preventing waste fires released

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The Environment Agency has issued a letter and guide to waste operators in the biowaste treatment, non-hazardous treatment, inert waste treatment and metals recycling sectors on fire prevention. These have been sent to existing sites already, and can be downloaded via the following links: Letter to operators Quick quide on…

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Tags: EA, fire prevention, Matt Hindle, operators, permitting

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Final reminder: register Waste Exemptions by the end of September

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As we last reported here, Agricultural Waste Exemptions originally registered with the EA before 2010, when the latest regulations came into force, will expire on 30 September. Farms with these exemptions need to register on the basis of the new list of exempt activities. This includes T24 and T25 exemptions for small…

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Tags: EA, exemptions, farms, Matt Hindle, permitting, Waste

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Industrial Emissions Directive: EA sets out work plan

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The Environment Agency has set out a plan for work to implement the Industrial Emissions directive in 2013/14, including the key milestones they will work to on best practice guidance and related areas. This is relevant to all developers and operators of permitted AD plants, and although little here is new,…

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Tags: EA, European Commission, IED, Matt Hindle, permitting, standard rules

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New European Best Available Technique document published

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As previously notified, the process of developing the formal BAT reference document for waste treatment is underway. ADBA is represented on the technical working group for the process, and we are keen to get as much feedback from members as possible to support this. The IPPC Bureau Waste Treatment BREF…

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Tags: BAT, best practice, BREF, EA, European Commission, Matt Hindle, permitting

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EA Draft Guidance: Further Details

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As previously notified, a full consultation is now underway on technical guidance from the Environment Agency. This details how they will interpret the requirements of permitting regulations and, in particular, how they will interpret indicative BAT. Separately, the process of revising the waste treatment BREF - which will eventually supersede…

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Tags: BAT, best practice, BREF, EA, Matt Hindle, permitting

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EA remind farms to register waste exemptions

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The Environment Agency has reminded farms and landowners to register exemptions to waste activities before many existing exemptions expire at the end of next month. According to the EA:Most farmers registered their current Agricultural Waste Exemptions before 2010, when the latest regulations came into force, and these will soon expire …

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Tags: EA, exemptions, farming, Matt Hindle, permitting, Waste

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PAS110 Stability Workshop Proposal: Comments Needed

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The process of revising PAS 110 continues, with the stability (Residual Biogas Potential) test remaining the major issue. The BSI steering group has decided that a workshop specifically on the RBP test is needed to move this forward. The proposal for this is that it will aim:“to reach consensus on…

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Tags: digestate, EA, End of waste, Matt Hindle, operators, PAS110, RBP, stability, Wrap

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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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Industry welcomes new guide to anaerobic digestion

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Launching the first edition of ADBA’s Practical Guide to AD – the first complete reference tool for those developing and operating anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities in the UK –at the industry’s annual exhibition, UK AD & Biogas 2013, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA,…

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Tags: BHA, Charlotte Morton, CLA, EA, ENA, Practical Guide to AD, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013, Wrap

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Quality Protocol aims to boost biomethane from landfill and AD waste

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE The Environment Agency has published a revised draft end of waste Quality Protocol (QP) for Biomethane from landfill gas and anaerobic digestion (AD) of waste following public consultation. The QP sets out criteria for the production of biomethane from waste which, if complied with, will allow…

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