PPC/W/0020041 - FCC Waste Services Ltd: Greengairs Landfill - PPC Variation Application

Closed 20 Jan 2023

Opened 23 Dec 2022

Results updated 24 Jan 2023

SEPA has issued a variation notice (VAR02) to FCC Waste Services (UK) Limited following their application to vary their existing permit on a site at Greengairs Landfill, Meikle Drumgray Road, Greengairs, Airdrie, ML6 7TD following consultation, on 24 January 2023.

The variation (VAR02) 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 FCC Waste Services (UK) Limited to vary their existing PPC permit (PPC/W/0020041) at Greengairs Landfill, Meikle Drumgray Road, Greengairs, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, ML6 7TD to install a new reverse osmosis treatment process that will be used to remove the potentially polluting contaminants from surface water run-off produced as a result of IBA activities at Greengairs Landfill Site.

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 23 December 2022 and 20 January 2023 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 23 December 2022 and 20 January 2023 before issuing the final decision.  If no comments are received, SEPA will issue the final decision no later than 27 January 2023 and issued documents will be published here. 

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


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