Environmental Protection

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EnerSys Limited

PUBLIC NOTIFICATION OF AN APPLICATION MADE UNDER REGULATION 10 OF THE POLLUTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL (ENGLAND AND WALES) REGULATIONS 2000

Notice is hereby given that EnerSys Limited has applied to the Environment Agency for an Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) permit to operate an installation involving the manufacture of lead-acid batteries (cells) using thin plate technology. The main operations undertaken at the installation comprise of the melting and casting of lead alloys, the production of lead oxide, the preparation of lead oxide based paste and the assembly and charging of the cells. The installation is located at Stephenson Street, Newport in the county of Newport. The application contains a description of any foreseeable significant effects of emissions from the installation on the environment. Information relating to the above IPPC application for a permit to operate the EnerSys Newport installation is held in registers at the following locations. Environment Agency Wales, Rivers House, St Mellons Business Park, Fortran Road, St Mellons, Cardiff CF3 0LY; and Newport City Council, Civic Centre, Newport, Gwent NP20 4UR. Members of the public can inspect these registers free of charge at the above stated addresses during normal office hours. In addition, members of the public who wish to obtain a copy of the relevant information contained in the registers can do so upon the payment of a reasonable charge to cover the costs of copying. Any objections ore representations to the above IPPC application should be made in writing to the Environment Agency at the address below, within 28 days from the date of this public notice. Environment Agency Office, c/o Motion Media Technology Centre, Severn Bridge, Aust, Bristol BS35 4BL. Any such objections or representations will be entered into a public register unless the person making them requests in writing that they should not be so placed. If there is such a request, the register will only include a statement that there has been a request.