Licences, Permits and Consents
The processes of designing, constructing, operating and decommissioning a nuclear power station require various licences, permits and consents, from various regulatory bodies, for planning, nuclear safety, and environmental protection, among others.
In the development of the project, NuGen will apply for, and hold various permits and licenses with statutory organisations. They will be listed here.
Permit variation (Water Discharge Permit: Wastewater treatment plant and aeration cascade serving pre-construction activities on land at Tarn Head Farm)
30th November 2015
Water Discharge Permit: Wastewater treatment plant and aeration cascade serving pre-construction activities on land at Tarn Head Farm. The permit is for two discharges of trade effluent from pre-construction activities at the Moorside development site. The two trade effluents will be discharged separately, and comprise: Wastewater Treatment Plant trade effluent discharge, and groundwater pump test effluent discharge.
11th December 2015
Flood Defence Consent: Consent applying to permanent and temporary works consent for proposed outfall structure which will comprise of over driven interlocking sheet piles on three sides, a head wall approximately 3m in length and two return “wing” walls of approximately 2.5m in length.
26th October 2015