CH65 1AJ, Biossence Hooton Facilities Management Limited: Environmental permit application advertisement

Published 21 August 2014

The Environment Agency has received a new bespoke application for an environmental permit under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 from Biossence Hooton Facilities Management Limited.

  • Application number: EPR/YP3039EX/A001
  • Regulated facility type: 5.1A(1)(b) The incineration of non-hazardous waste in a waste incineration plant with a capacity exceeding 3 tonnes per hour using fluidised bed gasification technology.
  • Regulated facility location: Hooton Park Sustainable Energy Facility, North Road, Hooton Park, Eastham, Merseyside, CH65 1AJ

The application contains a description of:

  • the installation
  • the materials, substances and energy it will use and generate
  • the conditions of its site
  • the source, nature and quantity of its foreseeable emissions and their significant effects on the environment
  • the proposed techniques for preventing, reducing, and monitoring its emissions and preventing and recovering waste
  • and an outline of the main alternatives, if any, considered

1. How to view the application

The information is held in the Environment Agency register at the following location

Environment Agency
Richard Fairclough House
Knutsford Road

You can look at the register 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Please phone the Environment Agency’s National Customer Contact Centre on 03708 506 506 to arrange an appointment. You may get a copy of documents on the register. The Environment Agency may charge to cover copying costs.

2. How to comment on the application

If you have any comments on the application send these by 19 September 2014.

Email to:

Or write to:

Environment Agency
Permitting and Support Centre
Land Team
Quadrant 2
99 Parkway Avenue
S9 4WF

Normally the Environment Agency must put any comments they receive on the public register. Tell the Environment Agency if you don’t want your comments to be public.

The Environment Agency must decide whether to grant or refuse the application. If they grant it, they must decide what conditions to include in the permit.

The proposals which are the subject of this application are also separately the subject of an environmental impact assessment under the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) Regulations 1999, and you can get further information on this from Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council.