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The Clean Air (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England) Regulations 2014

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Regulation 3(1)

SCHEDULE 1

(1)

Class of case

(2)

Permitted period for emission of dark smoke

1. Emissions from a forced draught oil-fired boiler furnace, or an oil engine10 minutes in total in any period of 2 hours
2. Emissions from a natural draught oil-fired boiler furnace (except in the cases falling within class 4)10 minutes in total in any period of 1 hour
3. Emissions from a coal-fired boiler furnace—
(a) when the vessel is not under way (except in the cases falling within class 4);10 minutes in total in any period of 1 hour
(b) when the vessel is under way20 minutes in total in any period of 1 hour

4. Emissions from a natural draught oil-fired boiler furnace or a coal-fired boiler furnace in the following cases—

(a) a vessel with funnels shortened for the purpose of navigating the Manchester Ship Canal;

(b) a tug not under way, but preparing to get under way or supplying power to other vessels or to shore installations;

(c) a vessel not under way but using main power for the purpose of dredging, lifting, pumping or performing some other special operation for which the vessel is designed

20 minutes in total in any period of 1 hour
5. Emissions from any other source5 minutes in total in any period of 1 hour

Regulation 4

SCHEDULE 2

Exempted furnaces

(1)

Class of furnace

(2)

Purpose

1. Mobile or transportable furnaces

(a) Providing a temporary source of heat or power during any building operation or work of engineering construction (within the meaning of section 176 of the Factories Act 1961);

(b) providing a temporary source of heat or power for investigation or research;

(c) providing heat or power for the purposes of agriculture (within the meaning of section 109(3) of the Agriculture Act 1947)

2. Furnaces, other than furnaces designed to burn solid matter at a rate of 0.989 tonne an hour (or 989 kilogram an hour) or more, which fall within any of the following descriptions and in which the matter being heated does not contribute to the emission of grit and dust—

(a) furnaces burning liquid matter, gas, or liquid matter and gas;

(b) hand-fired sectional furnaces designed to burn solid matter at a rate of not more than 122 kilogram/square meter/hour of grate surface;

(c) magazine type gravity-fed furnaces designed to burn solid matter at a rate of not more than 122 kilogram/square meter/hour of grate surface;

(d) furnaces fitted with an under-feed stoker designed to burn solid matter at a rate of not more than 122 kilogram/square meter/hour of the plan area of the combustion chamber;

(e) furnaces fitted with a chain grate stoker designed to burn solid matter at a rate of not more than 122 kilogram/square meter/hour of grate surface;

(f) furnaces fitted with a coking stoker designed to burn solid matter at a rate of not more than 122 kilogram/square meter/hour of the area covered by the fire bars excluding the solid coking plate

Any purpose except the incineration of refuse

Regulation 11

SCHEDULE 3

Premises to which section 36 does not apply

(1)

Name or description of premises

(2)

Address or location

Atomic Weapons Establishment

Aldermaston, Reading, Berkshire

Burghfield, Reading, Berkshire

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire

Fort Halstead, Sevenoaks, Kent

Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Portsdown West, Fareham, Hampshire

Her Majesty’s Naval Base DevonportPlymouth, Devon
Her Majesty’s Naval Base PortsmouthPortsmouth, Hampshire
Ministry of Defence EskmealsEskmeals, Cumbria
Ministry of Defence LarkhillLarkhill, Wiltshire
Royal Air Force SpadeadamSpadeadam, Gilsland, Carlisle

Regulation 12

SCHEDULE 4Schedule of revocations

Regulations revokedReferences
The Dark Smoke (Permitted Periods) (Vessels) Regulations 1958S.I. 1958/878
The Clean Air (Height of Chimneys) (Exemption) Regulations 1969S.I. 1969/411
The Clean Air (Arrestment Plant) (Exemption) Regulations 1969S.I. 1969/1262
The Control of Atmospheric Pollution (Appeals) Regulations 1977S.I. 1977/17
The Control of Atmospheric Pollution (Exempted Premises) Regulations 1977S.I. 1977/18
The Control of Atmospheric Pollution (Research and Publicity) Regulations 1977S.I. 1977/19

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