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We've received an application for a permit from Northacre

Notice ID: MFN0587415

Notice effective from
27th November 2020 to 27th December 2020

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY

We've received an application for a permit from Northacre

Renewable Energy Limited. It is an application for an

environmental permit under the Environmental Permitting

(England and Wales) Regulations 2016.

Application number: EPR/CP3803LV/A001.

Type of regulated facility: 5.1 A(1) (b) Trie incineration

of non-hazardous waste in a waste incineration plant with

a capacity exceeding 3 tonnes per hour.

Address of regulated facility: Norlhacre Incinerator

Facility, Northacre Industrial Estate, Stephenson Road,

WestburyBA13 4WE.

The plant will use a process called incineration. This burns waste at high temperatures to generate electricity. Government policy currently considers it to be a renewable source of electricity as it uses waste that would otherwise go to landfill. It is a 'tried and tested' technology, in use in 47 sites across England in 2019. The application for the new facility states that it will bum 243 000 tonnes per year of residual waste fuel, which will be used to generate 200,000MWh/year, enough to meet the average annual domestic power requirements of just over 48,000 homes. Electricity will be transferred to the National Grid as well as supplying the on-site power demand. This consultation is your chance to have your say on the application documents. We will consider your comments as we determine the permit application. If we decide to grant the permit, we must decide what conditions to include in the permit and we will run a further public consultation if we reach this stage. We are following Government advice to manage the risks of Coronavirus to our organisation, to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff and sustain our critical operations.

We would encourage you to view documents online if you are able to because of the changing Coronavinjs restrictions. Online Consultation Portal, Citizen Space: rrttps^/consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/psc/ bal3-4we-northacre-renewable-energy-limited/) \bu can send us your comments using our online consultation portal, Citizen Space, or by: Email:

pscpublicresponse@environment-agency.gov.uk

For advice about how to make a representation or if you are unable to make a representation via e-mail please call 03708 506506.

The Environment Agency will normally put any comments it receives on the public register. This includes your name but not your personal contact details. Please tell us if you do not want your response to be public. We welcome feedback from everyone who has a view on the application, regardless of their age, sex, disability, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, race, religion or belief or their sexual orientation We must receive your comments by 22 January 2021. We will then review all the comments received before making our final decision on whether or not to grant an environmental permit: We will write to you again to inform you when the consultation closes, and again to inform you of our decision. If we decide to refuse the permit, Normacre Renewable Energy Ltd have the right to appeal this decision.

The privacy notice for permit applicants/operators can be viewed in the environmental permit application forms on [GOV.UK] (httpsy/

www.gov.uk/topic/environmentel-

management/environmental-permite)

Attachments

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