Press release

Consultation open for Clean Power environmental permit application, Brierley Hill

The Environment Agency is seeking the views of the local community after receiving an application for an environmental permit to operate an Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Brierley Hill, West Midlands.

The Environment Agency is seeking the views of the local community after receiving an application for an environmental permit to operate an Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) to incinerate and process non-hazardous waste at a site on Moor Street, Brierley Hill, in the West Midlands. The application has been made by Clean Power (UK) Ltd.

The consultation will open on Friday 23 May 2014 and close on Monday 30 June. We will need to receive all comments by the closing date.

You can view the application for free by visiting the below offices:



The Environment Agency
Sentinel House
9 Wellington Crescent
Fradley Park
Lichfield
WS13 8RR


Tel: 03708 506 506 Opening times: 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday



Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Ground Floor Reception
4 Ednam Road
Dudley
West Midlands
DY1 IHL


Opening times: 8.45am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

If you wish to view the application at the Environment Agency’s Lichfield office please call ahead to avoid disappointment. You can also request a CD by calling into one of the above offices or by calling the National Customer Contact Centre on 03708 506 506. CDs are subject to availability.

David Hudson, Environment Manager from the Environment Agency said:

We are considering the application, but before we make any decisions, we want to give the local community an opportunity to give us their views. All responses will be reviewed in detail. They will help us to decide whether to grant the permit and, if we do, what conditions we would need to impose to adequately protect the environment and human health.

Comments on the environmental permit application can be made via the following routes:



Permitting Support Centre (EP Team)
Environment Agency
Quadrant 2
99 Parkway Avenue
Parkway Business Park
Sheffield S9 4WF


Email: psc@environment-agency.gov.uk

Further information about the Clean Power (UK) Ltd proposal is also available on our website at:

Clean power (UK) Ltd proposed energy recovery facility