The process of examining the application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) for the western extension at the ENRMF is continuing.

The application was made to the Secretary of State for the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and was accepted by the Planning Inspectorate for examination on his behalf in September 2021. Registration of Interested Parties then took place before the deadline of 9 December 2021.

The hearings were held on 29 March 2022.  You can listen to a recording of the hearings and obtain a transcript via the Planning Inspectorate website following the link here

The Examining Authority will conduct an accompanied site inspection with Interested Parties who have registered on 5 April 2022.

The further details of the examination timetable is available on the Planning Inspectorate website.

If you would like any further information, please contact the Augean Telephone Helpline: 01904 654989 or by Email at ENRMF@augeanconsultation.co.uk.

You can contact the Planning Inspectorate by Post: The Planning Inspectorate, National Infrastructure, 3K, Temple Quay House, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6PN, Email: ENRMFextension@planninginspectorate.gov.uk or Telephone: 0303 444 5000.

Please quote the Application reference number WS010005 in any correspondence about this Scheme.

Further information regarding the DCO application process can be found on the National Infrastructure Planning website

All the examination documents are available on the PINS dedicated project page which you can find here.