environmental permit News

  • Defra consultation on Environmental Permitting Regulations amendments

    As part of the Red Tape Challenge recommendations, Defra proposed to simplify the link between Permitting and Planning to enable Permitting applications to be speeded up. A consultation has now been issued that ends on 4 April. It suggests a range of measures, but the key one for those wishing to license a site for a waste operation is to remove the need for planning permission to have been ...

  • Environmental permit issued for Hemerdon mine in Devon.

    The Environment Agency has issued an environmental permit to Wolf Minerals UK Ltd to operate a mining waste facility at Hemerdon in Devon. This decision follows careful and thorough consideration of the permit application. The Agency has consulted widely and sought comments from many organisations including Public Health England, Natural England, Devon County Council, South Hams District ...

  • Environment Agency consults on variation to environmental permit

    The Environment Agency in the South West is to launch a consultation on an Environmental Permit application they have received from Eco Sustainable Solutions in Bournemouth for a (minor) variation to operations on their site near Bournemouth Airport. The application is to enable them to add a street sweepings plant to their site so they can process road sweepings and gully washings. Dorset County ...

  • International engineering firm attracts environmental permitting talent

    ARCADIS, the international consulting and engineering company, today announced the hire of Robert Everard as a senior utility program manager. Mr. Everard has more than a decade of environmental studies and permitting experience for a wide range of projects. In recent years, he has specialized in permitting and due diligence activities for projects in the energy sector, particularly wind energy. ...


    By Arcadis

  • Environmental Permit issued for energy recovery facility in Sutton

    The Environment Agency has issued an environmental permit for an energy recovery facility in Beddington Lane, Sutton. The facility, which will burn waste at high temperatures and use the resulting heat to generate electricity, will be operated by Viridor Waste Management Ltd., and is be permitted to process 302,500 tonnes of non-hazardous waste per year. When built, the facility will divert 95 ...

  • Recolight welcomes new amendements to the environmental permitting regulations

    Waste electrical and electronic equipment producer compliance scheme Recolight has welcomed the approval of a new amendment to the Environmental Permitting Regulations which allows collection points to store WEEE for “as long as needs be”, rather than the current storage limit of three months. Recolight health, safety and compliance manager Gemma Bristow told MRW that the new amendment will ...

  • New solution to environmental permitting financial provisions

    As an alternative to keeping money in bonds or a cash account, FillSecure offers a more lucrative way to meet the financial provision obligations of the Environmental Permitting Regulations.In response to the Environmental Permitting (EP) Regulations, introduced in April, a new financial product has been launched. Insurance brokers, Tysers, and financial advisers, Kynaston-Carnoustie, have come ...

  • Amendment to permitting regulations 2014

    Defra has confirmed that the government is to go ahead with suggested amendments to the environmental permitting regime, which is intended to ease the regulatory burden on businesses in the sector. Plans outlining proposed changes to the Waste Transfer Note (WTN) system were published on the 9th of December. Amongst many of the amendments to environmental laws intended to ease the burden of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Scorpex Receives Federal Permit

    Scorpex, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRPX) (the "Company") today announces it has received its Use of Soil Permit from the Mexican federal government. The Use of Soil Permit is the most significant permit the Company has received to date for its first full service waste disposal and recycling facility near Ensenada, Mexico. The Use of Soil Permit is a crucial environmental approval from the Secretariat ...


    By Marketwire

  • Scorpex Granted Federal Permit

    Scorpex, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRPX) (the "Company") today announces it has received its Use of Soil Permit from the Mexican federal government. The Use of Soil Permit is the most significant permit the Company has received to date for its first full service waste disposal and recycling facility near Ensenada, Mexico. The Use of Soil Permit is a crucial environmental approval from the Secretariat ...


    By Marketwire

  • JBI Receives Permit Amendment

    JBI, Inc. is pleased to announce it received a modification to its Solid Waste Management Permit on July 23, 2012 issued by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation ("NYSDEC") for its Plastic2Oil® ("P2O") technology. This amendment effectively allows the P2O processors at the Company's Niagara Falls, NY facility to operate at a rate of up to 4,000 lbs. of plastic feedstock per ...


    By Marketwire

  • New Guidance on Watershed Permitting

    EPA has published a new technical guidance that will help integrate National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits into watershed management plans. 'Watershed-Based NPDES Permitting Technical Guidance' is a follow up to the 2003 implementation guidance and leads permitting interested parties through the analysis of watershed data and developing a ...

  • EPA statement on mining permit applications

    Following reports that mischaracterize actions taken by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), agency press secretary Adora Andy today issued a statement regarding mining permit applications:   The Environmental Protection Agency is not halting, holding or placing a moratorium on any of the mining permit applications. Plain and simple. EPA has issued comments on two pending permit ...

  • EWS Receives New ECA Permit

    Environmental Waste International Inc. (EWS) (TSX VENTURE: EWS) has received its new Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA) permit from the Ontario Ministry of Environment for its TR900 tire recycling system in Sault Ste. Marie. EWS will resume at will operation of the system after the required post combustion treatment for the power generator is installed, which it expects will occur before the ...

  • Clean air and air permitting milestones

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that all ‘flexible permit’ companies in Texas have agreed to apply for approved air permits, helping to achieve clean air in the state and providing for regulatory certainty. In September 2010, EPA notified all of the 136 ‘flexible permit’ companies that they needed to seek Clean Air Act compliant permits ...

  • ENSR provides environmental permitting for major new solar energy projects in California

    ENSR is providing environmental permitting and licensing support for four major solar energy projects in southern California. ENSR, part of AECOM, is a leading global environmental services firm. To help secure the environmental permits for these important new energy projects, ENSR evaluated the projects’ potential environmental impacts on water resources, air quality, socioeconomic ...


    By AECOM

  • Environmental permit issued for energy-from-waste plant at Allerton Park

    The Environment Agency has issued an environmental permit for an energy from waste incinerator at Allerton Park near Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. The decision follows a public consultation and a thorough assessment of any potential impacts on the environment. Amey Cespa Ltd will operate the facility, which burns waste at high temperatures, using the resulting heat to generate electricity. ...

  • EPA proposes updated vessel general permit and permit for small vessels

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing two draft vessel general permits that would regulate discharges from commercial vessels, excluding military and recreational vessels. The proposed permits would help protect the nation’s waters from ship-borne pollutants and reduce the risk of introduction of invasive species from ballast water discharges. The draft Vessel ...

  • Zidell river clean up permit

    A letter from William Stelle, Jr., the Regional Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA, USA), National Marine Fisheries Service, has cleared the way for one of the region's most complex and significant clean up projects along the Willamette River. The letter, known as a ...

  • Simple and fairer waste exemptions from environmental permitting in the UK

    Proposed changes to the system of environmental permit exemptions will increase waste recovery and recycling, whilst maintaining high levels of environmental protection and saving businesses money, Environment Minister Joan Ruddock said today.   Defra, the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) and the Environment Agency are reviewing which waste handling businesses can operate under ...

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