Ness EfW Limited: Ness EfW facility - permit application

Closed 12 Apr 2022

Opened 15 Mar 2022

Results updated 2 Jun 2022

SEPA has issued a permit to EFW Ness Limited following their application to operate an installation on a site at Ness EFW Facility, Greenbank Crescent, East Tullos Industrial Estate, Aberdeen, AB12 3BG on 3 May 2022.

The full Permit and Final Decision Document are 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 EFW NESS Limited (SC627853) on the 7 October 2019, for a permit under the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (the Regulations) to operate a Part A Installation for an Energy from Waste (EfW) Facility at Greenbank Crescent, East Tullos Industrial Estate, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB12 3BG being an activity described in Part A (b) Section 5.1 of Chapter 5, of Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Regulations.  

A summary of their application is available below:

Why your views matter

Why are we consulting?

SEPA has 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 15 March 2022 and 12 April 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 15 March 2022 and 12 April 2022 before issuing the final decision. If no comments are received, SEPA will issue the final decision no later than 12 April 2022 and issued documents will be published here. 

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