PPC/A/1003144 - William Grant & Sons Distillers Limited: Girvan Grain Distillery - PPC Variation

Closes 21 Jun 2024

Opened 24 May 2024


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.

Variation Details

SEPA proposes to vary the existing permit of William Grant & Sons Distillers Limited, PPC/A/1003144/CP01/VAR02 at Girvan Grain Distillery, KA26 9PT to allow a time limited Derogation relating to effluent emissions of chemical oxygen demand (COD), total suspended solids (TSS), total phosphorous (TP) and total nitrogen (TN).

A summary of the derogation request from the company and SEPA’s assessment of it is available below:

Why your views matter

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

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