EA Permits (Environment Agency Permits)

We can help you apply for the various types of EA Permits (Environment Agency Permits) relating to industrial processes and waste management activities if you are regulated under the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016.

Paul Downing & Associates has a track record of helping diverse clients apply for and obtain many of the EA Permits required for either, waste management, installations, water discharge, flood defence or other regulated activity under the EP regs 2016.

If you require a standard rules or bespoke permit to legally operate your waste management activity, then we can help you apply for the correct EA permits to the Environment Agency in order to ensure that you are operating legally under UK legislation. The process will take several months and is not dissimilar to a large planning application in the number of supporting documents required to support the application.

We can also advise you on the correct permit to apply for as it is not always clear what type of permit would be the best suited for your particular activity. We have experience of working with a broad rang of clients in the food production, power generation, waste management, end of life vehicles, data management, engineering and manufacturing sectors. Although appearingĀ  initially different all of these sectors have a few things in common. They all consume raw materials, use water, use energy and produce some form of waste. This is the basis for the requirement of many permits and will be the focus of the Environment Agency’s activity in determining your permit.

Paul Downing & Associates will help you through the process from “Duly Making” your application through to dealing with schedule 5 requests after the application and final determination and any improvement programmes that may be associated with the final permit.


Energy Management Solutions

We offer a range of energy consultancy solutions for the modern manufacturing business, such as compliance to ISO 50001, ESOS and certification for buildings and properties such as EPC's, DEC's & CEEMARS. We can provide an energy audit of you manufacturing or factory business to identify where energy and cost savings can be made. Should you need the services of an energy broker or management company we can look into this for you via our network of approved energy managers.


Environmental Management

Paul Downing & Associates offer a range of consultancy, waste and energy management solutions for the modern manufacturing business. Paul Downing & Associates offers services for compliance to legislation, permit applications, audits, ISO 14001 and other services. We can help quantify your impacts on the environment and manage legal compliance and certification schemes on your behalf.


Permits and Consents

We offer a range of services to waste management companies who need waste permits, environmental permits and licences to operate and those who need to need to stay abreast of UK legislation. We also conduct waste audits on operational businesses wanting to minimise resource use. If you are a waste business operating a transfer station or landfill activity we can help you apply, vary or surrender an environmental permit including helping increase your business by applying for additional waste codes and waste volumes for your business.

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