EA consultation on AD and composting permits - give us your views

250 kW AD plant on farm in Herefordshire_18503

The Environment Agency is consulting on several anaerobic digestion (AD) and composting standard rules permits. If you are an AD or composting operator using a standard rules permit, you can submit your views in the call for evidence

The review of biowaste permits to improve environmental outcomes opened on 28 June and closes on 20 September.

Topics within the consultation include:

  • Availability of standard rules
  • Technical competence and operational competence
  • Construction standards
  • De-gritting and tank integrity
  • Nitrogen management and ammonia emissions
  • Improved water efficiency
  • Location to sensitive receptors
  • Waste types and acceptance

More information on the call for evidence can be found here. The deadline for responding is 20 September 2018.

You can respond directly via the Environment Agency website, or contact the NFU's environment policy adviser Anna Simpson by email or on 024 7685 8838.


Last edited on: 22:08:2018

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