permitting management News

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Permitting

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    By ReportLinker

  • Subcommittee on Groundwater permitted to resume activities

    Following a review by the Department of Interior, the Advisory Committee on Water Information’s Subcommittee on Groundwater (SOGW) is resuming operations this month. The subcommittee’s activities were put on hold in the spring so a review of the group’s activities could be undergone by the new administration. While the review is ongoing, SOGW is permitted to proceed with ...

  • US company seeks permit to import nuclear waste

    Bart Gordon, the Tennessee Democrat who chairs the House Committee on Science and Technology, does not want the United States to receive low-level radioactive waste from Italy, process it in Tennessee and dispose of it in a Utah waste site.  He says acceptance of the waste would put the U.S. on a path to becoming 'the world's nuclear garbage waste dump.' On Friday, Gordon asked the Northwest ...

  • 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 ...

  • Federal permit approved on SunZia transmission line

    A proposed $2 billion transmission line that would carry electricity generated by renewable resources in New Mexico and Arizona to markets across the West is one step closer to being in service after clearing its final federal hurdle. U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell was joined Saturday by members of New Mexico's congressional delegation and other federal officials to announce the ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • Advanced Global Trading | AGT Emission Trading Permit

    Advanced Global Trading: AGT Dubai-based trading company has become the first UAE organization to be shortlisted for a global green award for environmentally-focused investment work carried out from its Middle East headquarters in Dubai. Advanced Global Trading (AGT), ...

  • Environment Agency grants further waste permit at Balcombe

    The Environment Agency has today, Monday 30 September, granted a permit to Cuadrilla to manage wastes which may contain naturally occurring radioactive substances arising from their exploratory borehole to test for oil and gas reserves at Balcombe. Under the environmental regulations the company was required to apply for a further permit to manage any waste water or solid waste generated during ...

  • Environment Agency grants mining waste permit at Balcombe

    The Environment Agency has today (Wednesday, 24 July) granted a mining waste permit to Cuadrilla Balcombe Ltd (Cuadrilla). This permit covers the management of wastes arising from an exploratory borehole to test for oil and gas reserves at Balcombe in West Sussex. After a thorough assessment the Environment Agency is confident that, providing their permit is complied with, the environment ...

  • Consultation underway for second Cuadrilla permit at Balcombe

    The Environment Agency is seeking further views from the local community and interested groups following the application for a second environmental permit from energy company Cuadrilla Balcombe Ltd (Cuadrilla). The company is not proposing to carry out any hydraulic fracturing (fracking) as part of this activity. The company has already applied to the Environment Agency for a mining waste permit ...

  • EPA issues first greenhouse gas permit in Texas

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the first Texas Greenhouse Gas (GHG) permit for the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Thomas C. Ferguson Power Plant in Llano County, Texas. LCRA is modernizing and expanding its plant by replacing its 37 year old unit with a new more efficient and reliable natural gas powered unit. “The new LCRA plant will use improved ...

  • Washington State Continues Permits for Aquatic Pesticides

    OLYMPIA, Washington (ENS) - The Washington state Department of Ecology will continue using permits to control the use of aquatic pesticides in and around state waters. Use of the permits came into question when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, ruled in November 2006 that a pesticide applied according to the federal label is not a pollutant under the federal Clean ...

  • Finance houses back auctions of carbon permits

    Auctioning of emissions allowances is needed to provide a clear signal for investors and shareholders looking to secure future investments in an increasingly carbon-constrained world, a group of leading financiers told a virtual - and virtually emission-free - conference today. BOS Bank (Poland), CA Chevreux (France), Climate Change Capital (UK) and Natixis E&I (France) acknowledged at a WWF ...


    By WWF UK

  • Washington State Targets Metals in Industrial Stormwater Permit

    The Washington Department of Ecology is accepting public comments through January 10, 2008 on a revised permit that will reduce the concentration of toxic metals allowed in stormwater runoff from industrial sites. Introduced on Wednesday, the Industrial Stormwater General Permit permit targets copper, zinc, other metals and silt. Copper and zinc are harmful even at relatively low concentrations ...

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