Incinerator Breaches

Viridor has been providing the emission reports since March 2019 (it has been burning long before this, but considered testing) They are hidden on their website https://www.beddingtonerf.info/emissions-archive.html updated twice a month (around 10 days after the end of the month and 10 days after the mid-month cut off they pick)

Between 1 March 2019 and 26 May 2022 (38 months) there have been 35 breaches of the TP3836CT permit and another ONE this June, before the month is over.

2019 March 25 CO 547mg/m3
2019 April 20 CO 105mg/m3
2019 June 12 CO 111mg/m3
2019 June 24 CO 134mg/m3* Twice
2019 June 24 CO 134mg/m3* Twice

2019 July 29 CO 114mg/m3
2019 August 13 CO 266mg/m3
2019 August 18 CO 382mg/m3
2019 August 25 CO 770mg/m3* Twice
2019 August 25 CO 770mg/m3* Twice

2019 August 26 CO 268mg/m3
2019 August 30 CO 217mg/m3
2019 August 31 CO 117mg/m3
2019 October 21 CO 144mg/m3
2019 November 3 CO 109mg/m3

2019 November 12 CO 134mg/m3
2019 November 19 CO 116mg/m3
2019 December 2 CO 107mg/m3
2019 December 20 CO 132mg/m3
2019 December 30 CO 146mg/m3

2020 February 28 SO2 224mg/m3
2020 May 24 VOC 21mg/m3
2020 June 21 VOC 26mg/m3
2020 August 9 VOC 26mg/m3
2020 August 16 VOC 28mg/m3

2020 October 4 CO 53mg/m3
2020 October 18 VOC 21mg/m3
2020 November 14 VOC 46mg/m3 *Twice
2020 November 14 VOC 46mg/m3 *Twice
2020 November 24 SO2 249mg/m3

2021 April 24 SO2 224mg/m3
2021 May 2 SO2 290mg/m3 *Twice
2021 May 2 SO2 290mg/m3 *Twice
2022 May 3 HCI 60.2mg/m3
2022 May 21 VOC 29.4mg/m3

2022 Jun 13 VOC 22.5mg/m3

So far the incinerator has not reported any breaches in PM (Particulate Matter), NOx (Oxides of Nitrogen) or NH3 (Ammonia), the other three emissions monitored.