AD1079 Describe the various steps involved in the application process and give an estimation of the potential timeline.

You work for a company a small food company in the Munster area manufacturing cheese. Recently the company has applied for planning permission for a massive expansion to meet new contract requirements. This expansion will require the company to apply for an EPA license as the milk entering the facility will increase above the threshold. The company has applied for planning permission and the increase in milk is expected to be greater than 200 tonnes per day intake. Furthermore, the company will not be installing Combined Heat and Power (CHP) or boilers.

To meet the assignment criteria the questions must be answered in the order given and clearly indicated. The manuscript is to have a cover page with the assignment title, word count, student name, and student number. Use Page numbers in the format of x or y. The bibliography should be separate, not included in the word count, and use the Harvard method for referencing.

  • Describe the various steps involved in the application process and give an estimation of the potential timeline.
  1. In your calculations assume that the license preparation will take 2 months and add to the estimated time.
  2. What are the main potential delays during the application this process?
  3. What other process could prevent the EPA from issuing a License to the company?
  4. Give an example where non-EU countries used one of these principles to make a legal case against another country.
    • During a meeting with your Environmental consultants, they refer to a site in East Cork in Mogeely
    1. Find the details for the referenced site and provide the license reference number and date of issue of the Proposed Determination and the Final Determination.
    2. What are the overall changes in the processing capacity of the facility?
    3. Why does the inspector reject the request for an Oral Hearing?
    • Describe the National Priority List and its potential impacts on an existing licensee with environmental licensing issues.
    • Find the List of Waste codes for the following waste streams and how to know if the waste is hazardous or non-hazardous.
    1. Solvent-based developer solutions from the photographic industry
    2. Sludges from on-site effluent treatment from the preparation and processing of meat
    3. Mixtures of concrete, bricks, and tiles not containing a hazardous substance
    4. Biodegradable waste from landscaping.