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

Standard Rules SR2012 No 12 – Anaerobic digestion facility including use of the resultant biogas (applies to new permit applications from 17/10/2018 and existing permit holders from 17/01/2019)

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Generic risk assessment for SR2012 No 12: Anaerobic digestion facility including use of the resultant biogas (applies only to existing permit holders until 16/01/2019)

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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.

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Published 16 November 2012
Last updated 17 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated SR2012 No 12: anaerobic digestion facility including use of the resultant biogas (waste recovery operation)
  2. Added to 'details' section: You can apply online for most standard rules environmental permits.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Standard rules updated 1 December 2015.
  6. First published.