Carbon Capture Scotland Limited: Crofthead CO2 Recovery & Dry Ice Production Facility, Crofthead Farm, Dumfries - PPC Permit Application

Closed 18 Jul 2022

Opened 20 Jun 2022

Results updated 21 Jul 2022

SEPA has issued a permit to Carbon Capture Scotland Limited, following their application to operate an installation on a site at Crofthead CO2 Recovery & Dry Ice Production Facility, Crofthead Farm, Dumfries, DG2 8QW, on 21 July 2022 following consultation.

The full permit is available below.



It is part of SEPA’s remit to maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions which limit the impacts associated with installations operating under Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Part A regulations.

Application details

We received an application from Carbon Capture Scotland Limited for a permit to operate an installation (PPC/A/5001793) at Crofthead Farm, Dumfries to operate a CO2 Recovery & Dry Ice Production Facility which will take CO2 currently vented to atmosphere from the upgrade of biogas to biomethane at the adjacent Crofthead Anaerobic Digestion Facility and purify, liquify and sublimate this to form dry ice.

A summary of their application is available below:

Why your views matter

SEPA have assessed the application and has drafted new permit conditions. These, along with the decision document, are available below:

This is your opportunity to let us know your views on the proposed conditions. The consultation will be open for 28 days from date of publication. SEPA will consider any comments received between 20 June and 18 July 2022 before issuing the final decision.

Your comments will be published unless you ask us not to, in which case we will publish a note saying that we received a response but have not made it publicly available.

What happens next

SEPA will consider any comments received during the consultation period between 20 June and 18 July 2022 before issuing the final decision.  If no comments are received, SEPA will issue the final decision no later than 25 July 2022 and issued documents will be published here. 

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