Environmental Issues

Environment protection licences

Non-Compliance detail


  
Summary
 
Licence number: 4460
Annual Return Start: 01 Jul 2007
Annual Return End: 30 Jun 2008
Date Received: 29 Aug 2008
 
Licence Condition numberType of non-complianceEPA actionsNo. of times occurred
L7.1 2 May, overburden shot was fired in the C3W mining block, Nth Pit @ 16:29. An air blast overpressure value of 123.6db was recorded @ the Cramps blast monitior which is representative of the closest residential block. Exceeded limit of 120db air blast EPA has written to licensee regarding non-compliance and relevant action 1
M2.1 Ponit 2 - Dust desposition results not captured. Jan, Feb & June 2008 Point 4 - 24hr average PM10 results not captured. During Dec 07, Jan, April, May & June 2008 due to wet weather and faulty equipment. Appropriate Action taken by licensee 8
L6.3 & 4 Method of determining noise impacts was not acceptable to DECC and should not be used for compliance purposes. Appropriate Action taken by licensee 1