Biowaste permits: review to improve environmental outcomes

Added on: 29/06/2018

The Environment Agency wants to work with the biowaste treatment sector to contribute to the government’s:

  • 25 Year Environment Plan
  • Clean Growth Strategy
  • Clean Air Strategy

The Environment Agency want to make sure that any amendments made to the permitting of biowaste facilities:

  • benefits society
  • reduces environmental risk
  • are affordable

The Environment Agency are asking for evidence to gather views about the permitting framework and some areas of the available guidance.

Responses will help to inform changes to the permit conditions and standard rules requirements.