Statutory guidance

SR2012 No 12: anaerobic digestion facility including use of the resultant biogas (waste recovery operation)

Standard rules to operate an anaerobic digestion facility.

Documents

Generic Risk Assessment for SR2012 No 12: Anaerobic digestion facility including use of the resultant biogas (Waste Recovery Operation capacity less than 100 tonnes of waste per day)

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SR2012 No 12: Anaerobic digestion facility including use of the resultant biogas (Waste Recovery Operation - capacity less than 100 tonnes of waste per day) (These rules no longer apply from 1 March 2016)

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Details

These rules are available to operators with an anaerobic digestion capacity of less than 100 tonnes of waste or a combination of waste and non-waste (both liquid and solids) on any one day.

Published 16 November 2012
Last updated 14 December 2015 + show all updates
  1. SR2012 No 9, 10, 11 & 12 anaerobic digestion and biogas rule sets have been re-published to include clarification under section 4 Interpretation that “specified Air Quality Management Area” means an air quality management area within the meaning of the Environment Act 1995 which has been designated due to concerns about oxides of nitrogen. This had been omitted in error.
  2. We have added text to clarify the status of the new and amended rules sets following consultation No 12 and re-instated the existing rules sets that continue to apply until 1 March 2016.
  3. Standard rules updated 1 December 2015.
  4. First published.