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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2007

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Interpretation and application of Part A(1)

1.  Paragraph (j) does not include—

(a)the use of any substance as a fuel;

(b)the incineration of any substance as a waste;

(c)any activity for the treatment of sewage or sewage sludge.

2.  In paragraph (j), the heat treatment of oil, other than distillation, does not include the heat treatment of waste oil or waste emulsions containing oil in order to recover the oil from aqueous emulsions.

3.  In this Part, “carbonaceous material” includes such materials as charcoal, coke, peat, rubber and wood, but does not include wood which has not been chemically treated.

Part A(2)

(a)Refining gas where this activity does not fall within Part A(1)(a) of this Section.

Part B

(a)Odorising natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas, except where that activity is related to a Part A activity.

(b)Blending odorant for use with natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas.

(c)The storage of petrol in stationary storage tanks at a terminal, or the loading or unloading at a terminal of petrol into or from road tankers, rail tankers or inland waterway vessels.

(d)The unloading of petrol into stationary storage tanks at a service station, if the total quantity of petrol unloaded into such tanks at the service station in any period of 12 months is likely to be 500m3 or more.

(e)Motor vehicle refuelling activities at an existing service station after the prescribed date, if the petrol refuelling throughput at the existing service station in any period of 12 months is, or is likely to be, 3500m3 or more.

(f)Motor vehicle refuelling activities at new service stations, if the petrol refuelling throughput at the service station in any period of 12 months is likely to be 500m3 or more.

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