The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Document Number:2011 No. 715
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 06/04/2011
 
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Statutory Instruments

Clean Air, England

Made

8 th March 2011

Laid before Parliament

14 th March 2011

Coming into force

6 th April 2011

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 20(6) of the Clean Air Act 1993(1):

Citation and commencement

  1. These Regulations may be cited as the Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 and come into force on 6 th April 2011.

    Amendments

  2. In Schedule 1 (authorised fuels) to the Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (England) Regulations 2008(2)—

    (a) after paragraph 9 insert—

    “9 A. Briteheat Plus briquettes manufactured by Coal Products Limited at Immingham Briquetting works, Immingham, North East Lincolnshire, which—

    (a) comprise anthracite duff (as to approximately 75% to 95% of the total weight) , petroleum coke (up to approximately 20% of the total weight) and an organic binder (as to the remaining weight);

    (b) were manufactured from those constituents by a process involving roll pressing;

    (c) are unmarked pillow shaped briquettes;

    (d) have an average weight of 80 grams per briquette; and

    (e) have a sulphur content not exceeding 2% of the total weight.”.

    (b) after paragraph 19 insert—

    “19 A. EDF fuel Briquettes manufactured by TheGreenFactory at the Laboratoire de Chimie Agro-industrielle UMR 1010 INRA/INP-ENSIACET AGROMAT, Site de l’ENIT 47 , Avenue D’Azereiz, -BP 1629 65016 Tarbes Cedex, France, which—

    (a) comprise approximately 100 grams of unprocessed Miscanthus (as to approximately 45% of the total weight) , approximately 95 grams of Copra ester (as to approximately 43% of the total weight) and approximately 25 grams of a binder produced from Miscanthus (processed with calcium oxide as to approximately 0.5% of the total weight) as to the remaining weight;

    (b) are manufactured from those constituents by a process involving Miscanthus processing, mixing, hot pressing and soaking in an ester bath;

    (c) are unmarked cylinder shaped briquettes of 120 mm height and 60 mm diameter with a star shaped hole running centrally through the longer length of the briquette;

    (d) have an average weight of 220 grams per briquette; and

    (e) have a sulphur content not exceeding 2% of the total weight.”.

    (c) delete paragraph 37 and substitute with—

    “37. Stoveheat Premium briquettes manufactured by...

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