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Energy Recovery Facility at La Collette (FOI)

Energy Recovery Facility at La Collette (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 14 May 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Energy Recovery Facility at La Collette Licence Number - WML019 15.12.2010

Energy Recovery Facility

The requirement to fully report as set out in the permit is not being complied with.

Notification requirements for any malfunction, breakdown or failure of equipment or techniques, accident, or emission of a substance not controlled by an emission limit which has caused, is causing or may cause significant pollution.

To be notified within 24 hours of detection date and time of the event reference or description of the location of the event description of where any release into the environment took place substances(s) potentially released best estimate of the quantity or rate of release of substances.

Measures taken, or intended to be taken, to stop any emission description of the failure or accident.

Notification requirements for the breach of a limit.

To be notified within 24 hours of detection unless otherwise specified below Emission point reference / source Parameter(s) limit measured value and uncertainty date and time of monitoring measures taken, or intended to be taken, to stop the emission.

Time periods for notification following detection of a breach of a limit parameter notification period.

Notification requirements for the detection of any significant adverse environmental effect To be notified within 24 hours of detection description of where the effect on the environment was detected substances(s) detected concentrations of substances detected date of monitoring / sampling.


How many other than normal operating conditions (OTNOC) occurrences have there been and where are the records?


How many complaints have been made where are the records and what actions have been taken?


Best available technology (BAT) requires monitoring protocols for noise and odour. How are these undertaken and what are the records kept?



Notifiable events as defined in Schedule 6 of the Waste Management Licence - WML019 are submitted to the Waste Regulator as and when they occur. The Waste Regulator keeps records of these events and these records are also held on site.

The number of licenced half hour emission exceedances from 2012 to 2020 are:


​Annual Half hour Emission limit exceedances

​Total ​132


There have been no complaints recorded relating to emissions breaches.


Noise and odour are covered in Sections 4.4 and 4.5 of the site’s Waste Management Licence and are reproduced in the excerpts below. The Waste Regulator has never made a complaint about noise, vibration or odour pollution emanating from the site which are detectable outside the site’s perimeter and therefore the submission of odour or noise and vibration management plans have never been requested or produced.

Copy of Section 4.4 and 4.5 of Waste Management Licence


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