PPC/A/1032878 - Viridor Dunbar Waste Services Limited: Dunbar Energy Recovery Facility, Oxwellmains, Dunbar, EH42 1SW - PPC Variation application

Closed 20 Jul 2023

Opened 22 Jun 2023

Results updated 28 Jul 2023

SEPA has issued a variation to Viridor Dunbar Waste Services Limited following their application to vary their existing permit on a site at Dunbar Energy Recovery Facility, Oxwell Mains, Dunbar, EH42 1SW following consultation, on 28 July 2023.

The variation (CP01/VAR01) 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 Viridor Dunbar Waste Services Ltd to vary their existing PPC permit PPC/A/1032878 at Oxwellmains, Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1SW to increase the annual throughput capacity of the plant.

A summary of their application is available below:

Why your views matter

SEPA have assessed the application and has drafted new variation 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 22 June 2023 and 20 July 2023 before issuing the final decision.

Your comments will be published to our public register 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 22 June 2023 and 20 July 2023 before issuing the final decision.  If no comments are received, SEPA will issue the final decision no later than 27 July 2023 and issued documents will be published here. 

If you have any queries, please contact registry@sepa.org.uk


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