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EA issues new position on short term storage of RDF at a dockside

The Environment Agency (EA) has issued its new Regulatory Position Statement 128 – The short term storage of refuse derived fuel at a dockside. This new RPS will be withdrawn on 30th April 2015. After the 30th April 2015, those who were operating under this RPS will need to prove one of the following:  They have…

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EA reviews position on short term storage of RDF dockside

The Environment Agency (EA) is undertaking a review of Regulatory Position Statement 128: The short term storage of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) at a dockside. Initial correspondence with the EA suggests that the current position statement has been extended until the end of April 2015 to allow the review process to take place. It is…

Wiser winter newsletter

Welcome to the latest issue of the Wiser Group winter newsletter where we share news from both our companies, Wiser Environment and Wiser Recycling. In this issue, we look at how Wiser Environment is increasingly working in the renewable sector and has had significant success this year with industrial emissions applications.  We also highlight some…

Industrial Emissions Directive application success

Wiser Environment has received a 100% ‘duly made’ success rate on IED applications made for the September deadline. The Environment Agency (EA) and Natural Resources Wales (NRW) are currently implementing the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) through the amendment of the Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) 2013, which imposes new requirements on some installations and extends the…

WISH fire guidance issued

The Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH) has published guidance entitled ‘Reducing Fire Risk at Waste Management Sites’ in conjunction with a number of prominent industry bodies including the Environmental Services Association (ESA) and the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). The aim is to provide operators with the guidance, information and standards to reduce…

Wiser offers early bird rate on land spreading deployment applications

Wiser is offering an early bird discount to encourage deployment applications for land spreading this year prior to the spring rush. Every year, there is a rush to submit deployment applications during the spring months to enable spreading to commence at the earliest opportunity following the end of the closed period. Avoid this hassle and…

Industrial Emissions Directive application success

Wiser Environment has received a 100% ‘duly made’ success rate on IED applications made for the September deadline. The Environment Agency (EA) and Natural Resources Wales (NRW) are currently implementing the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) through the amendment of the Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) 2013, which imposes new requirements on some installations and extends the…

DCLG publishes new National Planning Policy for Waste

The new National Planning Policy for Waste has been published by the Department for Communities and Local Government replacing Planning Policy Statement 10 (PPS10). This document sets out detailed waste planning policies and is to be read in conjunction with the National Planning Policy Framework, the Waste Management Plan for England and National Policy Statements…

New forms for 2015 AATF / AE Submissions

As you may be aware, not least from previous Wiser Environment news stories, the Environment Agency have changed the forms that are required to apply for Approved Authorised Treatment Facilities (AATF) and Approved Exporters (AE) status for the 2015 compliance period. We have now received the new application forms from the Environment Agency. The forms…