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Details of the application
The Environment Agency has received a substantial variation application for an environmental permit under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010. It is now consulting on the proposed decision.
PPG Industries (UK) Limited
Brief description of activity
To make changes to the variation issued 15 May 2015, to include a Technical Derogation supporting a time limited delay in meeting the new Industrial Emission Directive (IED) BAT AEL’s (Best Available Technique Associated Emission Levels) to allow for the emissions control technology to be installed on the furnaces during their respective scheduled furnace rebuilds.
• Time limited derogation from the BAT AEL’s for dust and hydrogen fluoride (HF) from melting furnace as set out in table 22 of BAT conclusion 32 and table 25 of BAT conclusion 35 of document 2012/134/EU.
• The date for BAT AEL compliance was 8 March 2016. The derogation request relates to emissions from two furnaces. The derogation request for the first furnace (Furnace 501) is time limited until 1 January 2019. The derogation request for the second furnace (Furnace 502) is time limited until 1 January 2021.
• The basis of the request is derived from the technical characteristics of the installation pursuant to article 15(4)(b) of the IED. Some changes to monitoring frequencies and methods are also included for several emission points to air.
Regulated facility location
PPG Fibre Glass Wigan
Information placed in the public register for consultation:
- Draft decision permit
- Draft decision document
How to view the application
You can view the information at the Environment Agency register:
Richard Fairclough House
How to comment on the application
End date for representations: 22 September 2016.
Or write to:
Permitting and Support Centre
99 Parkway Avenue