Resource consents for combustion discharges

Alex Harris made this Official Information request to Bay of Plenty Regional Council

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From: Alex Harris

Dear Bay of Plenty Regional Council,

The Bay of Plenty Regional Council controls discharges of contaminants from combustion sources under its Regional Air Plan. Rules 3 and 4 make discharges from small and medium combustion sources (up to 10MW for gas, and 5MW for coal) a permitted activity, if it complies with conditions, meaning no resource consent is required if those conditions are met. Discharges from combustion sources which do not comply with these conditions or which are larger than specified limits are covered under Rule 19 as a discretionary activity requiring a resource consent. I would like to request the following information under the LGOIMA:

* a list of all the resource consents in force for discharges from fuel burning equipment under Rule 19. For each consent I would like the date of issue, date of expiry, the fuel source for the combustion, and the power in kW or MW (if known) or maximum combustion rate (e.g. in tonnes per hour, if known).

I would prefer to receive an electronic response. Queries about this request will be automatically forwarded to me by the website.

Yours faithfully,

Alex Harris

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Dear Alex,




Thank you for your request for information dated 8^th August 2019, which
was received by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council (Council) on 9^th
August 2019.


Your request for information is being considered as a request under the
Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (the Act).


We will respond to your request as soon as possible and no later than 6^th
September 2019, which is 20 working days after the day on which we
received your request as per section 13(1) of the Act.


If you contact the Council about this request, please quote the BOPRC
reference number above.



Yours faithfully,




Information Team

Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Information Advisor | Bay of Plenty Regional Council | Whakatane, New
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From: Reuben Fraser

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Hi Alex,


Thanks for your enquiry. Please find attached a spreadsheet showing a list
of results relevant to your query. Unfortunately, we cannot run a report
that would include the detail you have requested, so I have uploaded all
of the consent documents to our file transfer site, you can access them by
[1]clicking here.


Please let me know if that gives you the information you need, or if there
is anything else you need. Please let me know if you would like to see
application documents, or officer's reports for any of these consents.


Kind regards,


Reuben Fraser

Consents Manager

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Toi Moana


P: 0800 884 880 DD: 0800 884 881 x8460

E: [email address]

M: 021 244 8460 W:

A: PO Box 364, Whakatane 3158, New Zealand


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