BACI has been informed by the Environment Agency today that they are still proceeding with Covanta’s application and the second consultation on the draft permit begins today until 23rd October.
The EA have also stated that they will conduct a public drop-in session next Wednesday 20th September at the Forest Centre, Marston Moretaine 1pm – 7pm.
The draft permit and the draft decision document can be viewed at https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/psc/mk43-9ly-covanta-energy-limited-1
The Environment Agency has confirmed that anyone who responded to the first consultation – either via online or email – will receive an email detailing the second consultation. If you are a respondent and have not received a notification email – please let us know.
Please note – you do not have to have responded to the first consultation in order to submit comments to the second consultation.
The documents have only been released today – and BACI members will be reviewing these documents to ensure – firstly – that all comments have been taken into account and then secondly – that they have been addressed by the EA.