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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013

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Incineration and co-incineration of waste

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35.  In Section 5.1 (incineration and co-incineration of waste)—

(a)omit the paragraph headed “Interpretation of Section 5.1”;

(b)for Part A(1) substitute—

Part A(1)

(a)The incineration of hazardous waste in a waste incineration plant or waste co-incineration plant with a capacity exceeding 10 tonnes per day.

(b)The incineration of non-hazardous waste in a waste incineration plant or waste co-incineration plant with a capacity exceeding 3 tonnes per hour.

(c)The incineration, other than incidentally in the course of burning landfill gas or solid or liquid waste, of any gaseous compound containing halogens.;

(c)omit Part A(2);

(d)in Part B, for paragraph (a) substitute—

(a)The incineration in a small waste incineration plant with an aggregate capacity of 50 kilogrammes or more per hour of the following waste—

(i)vegetable waste from agriculture and forestry;

(ii)vegetable waste from the food processing industry, if the heat generated is recovered;

(iii)fibrous vegetable waste from virgin pulp production and from production of paper from pulp, if it is co-incinerated at the place of production and the heat generated is recovered;

(iv)cork waste;

(v)wood waste with the exception of wood waste which may contain halogenated organic compounds or heavy metals as a result of treatment with wood preservatives or coatings;

(vi)animal carcasses..

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