The company Medipower Ltd of Shed 4A Newhaven Port, East Quay, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 0BN has applied to Lewes District Council for an environmental permit to operate an advanced gasification system, a small waste incineration plant, at Newhaven Port to dispose of non-hazardous medical waste.
The proposal is for the installation of a medical waste combustion plant capable of combusting 12 tonnes of non-hazardous medical waste per day, potentially generating 1.4mW/hour of thermal energy and 250kW/hour of electrical energy. The electrical and thermal energy would be supplied to the Port authority. Thermal energy would be used by local port companies using network heating at the above address.
We are no longer receiving comments regarding the application for an environmental permit by Medipower Ltd. All comments received can be found in the document below.
This application has been for an environmental permit. A planning application may be submitted separately by Medipower to East Sussex County Council (ESCC). All comments received to date will be forwarded to ESCC to be reviewed if a planning application is made.