waste permit News

  • Consultation begins on mining waste permit at Hemerdon

    The Environment Agency is seeking views from the local community and interested groups following the application for environmental permits from mining company Wolf Minerals (UK) Limited for Hemerdon Mine, Devon. The company has applied to carry out a mining waste operation at their site near Plympton, which is one of the largest tungsten reserves in the world. The Agency has also received an ...

  • Environment Agency grants waste recovery park a permit

    The Environment Agency has granted an environmental permit to AmeyCespa Limited to operate a waste recovery and gasification facility at Milton Keynes. The Agency is satisfied that the proposed facility will not harm the health of local people or the environment. Some minor changes have been made as a result of comments during the draft permit consultation, which closed on 30 October 2013. These ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • National lab reports violations of hazardous waste permit

    An extensive review at one of the nation's premier federal laboratories has turned up violations in how the lab handled hundreds of containers of radioactive waste over the past decade. The latest revelations are on top of the permit violations Los Alamos National Laboratory first reported last year in the wake of a radiation release at the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 seeks comments on draft permit renewal for Veolia hazardous waste incinerator

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is requesting public comment on the Agency’s proposal to renew the operating permit for Veolia ES Technical Solutions’ hazardous waste incinerator in Sauget, Illinois. EPA initially issued a Clean Air Act permit for this facility on Sept. 12, 2008. Most requirements in the current permit would remain in place under the terms of the draft permit ...

  • Kent man fined for running waste site without permit

    The operator of an illegal waste site in Aldington has been made to pay £11,500 by Canterbury Magistrates’ Court after pleading guilty to running the site without an Environmental Permit. The charges were brought against Mr Richard Butler, operator of the site at Woodleas Farm, Goldwell Lane, Aldington, after an Environment Agency investigation that discovered he was running the ...

  • EPA Finalizes Air Permit for Proposed Arecibo Solid Waste Facility

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its final approval of an air permit for the construction and operation of a new 77 megawatt solid waste facility, owned by Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC’s, at the former site of Global Fibers Paper Mill in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. The permit requires Energy Answers to use the best available control technology to reduce air pollutants to ...

  • 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 ...

  • Dounreay seeks variation in SEPA permit

    Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd is seeking a variation to its permit from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency governing the use of cement in a waste processing plant. The application follows the installation of a new ventilation system for the cementation plant and other facilities in the fuel cycle area. The technical changes are described in a notice published today. Click ...

  • 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 ...

  • Puerto Rico waste-to-energy plan gets key permit

    The U.S. government approved a key permit Tuesday that helps pave the way for construction of a waste-to-energy plant in Puerto Rico that local environmentalists have long opposed. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded New York-based Energy Answers International an air permit to operate a 77-megawatt facility in the northern coastal town of Arecibo. It would be the U.S. territory's ...


    By Associated Press

  • UK undertakes consultation on revised waste exemptions from environmental permitting

    The objective behind the review is to provide a more risk-based and proportionate approach to the regulation of waste disposal and recovery operations, thus complementing the new environmental permitting regime. Defra is consulting on a number of measures intended to increase the use of exemptions for a wide variety of low-risk activities (including the majority of those in operation under an ...


    By British Safety Council

  • EPA accepting comments on proposed Lafarge hazardous waste permit

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 will accept public comments until Sept. 30 on Lafarge North America's request for a hazardous waste management permit at its Paulding, Ohio, facility. EPA has scheduled a 45-day comment period from Aug. 15-Sept. 30. Written comments must be postmarked by midnight, Sept. 30 and should be sent to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Land and Chemicals ...

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