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Environmental Permit consultation details for Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park

Press Release   •   Jun 07, 2013 00:00 BST

On Wednesday 5 June the Environment Agency began a consultation for an Environmental Permit for Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park. 

The consultation period will run from 5 June 2013 until the 24 July 2013. 
An Environmental Permit from the Environment Agency needs to be in place before the plant can start operating. Environmental Permits contain specific conditions and emission limits that must be complied with while the plant is operating. Separate planning permission from Milton Keynes Council will also be required for the plant.

A community drop-in is being held in Wolverton, Milton Keynes for the public to come and find out about the Environment Agency's role in the proposed Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park. Visitors will be able to see the full environmental permit application and make informal comments on it to local Environment Agency staff.

This event is being held at Creed Street Theatre & Arts Centre, Creed Street, Wolverton, Milton Keynes, MK12 5LY on Thursday 20 June 2013, from 3:00pm – 7:30pm. Visitors are welcome to drop in at their convenience.

 People unable to attend the session, or wanting to provide formal comments to be considered during the determination process, should visit the consultation page on our website: or send them to or write to: 

PSC - EP Team, Quadrant 2, 99 Parkway Avenue, Sheffield, S9 4WF.
Please quote permit application number EPR/UP3937ZZ/A001.

You can also make an appointment to view a copy of the application at the statutory Public Registers:
Milton Keynes Council                                            Environment Agency
The Public Register                                                   The Public Register
Civic Offices                                                                Kingfisher House
1 Saxon Gate East                                                    Goldhay Way
Central Milton Keynes                                           Orton Goldhay
MK9 3EJ                                                                       Peterborough
                                                                                       PE2 5ZR
A copy of the application will be placed in the Wolverton Library following the drop-in session on the 20 June 2013. The library is at the Town Hall, Creed Street, Wolverton, Milton Keynes, MK12 5LY.