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Waste incinerators: guidance on impact assessment for group 3 metals stack

Guidance to applicants on how the Environment Agency will consider air quality impact assessments from group 3 metals stack emissions from municipal waste incinerators and waste wood co-incinerators.

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Releases from municipal waste incinerators - Guidance to applicants on impact assessment for group 3 metals stack

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This paper provides guidance to applicants on how the Environment Agency will consider air quality impact assessments from Group 3 metals stack emissions from municipal waste incinerators and waste wood co-incinerators when we determine permit applications in respect of Schedule 1 activities under the Environmental Permit Regulations 2010 (EPR).

Metals assessments from other plant subject to the Waste Incineration Directive may use the method in this guidance if they can justify the data as representative.

Published 15 October 2012
Last updated 28 June 2016 + show all updates
  1. This guidance includes a number of minor changes including an updated statistical data set of operator self monitoring data for the use of municipal waste incinerators and waste wood co-incinerators.
  2. First published.