Site Update 18th May 2018

Following the successful completion of the capping, plans have now been agreed with the Environment Agency (EA) that will enable us to start to accept waste back in to the landfill site. This will start on Monday 21st May and will be a phased process working to a methodology that has been developed in conjunction with, and agreed by, the EA. These plans have also been presented to and discussed with representatives from the Site Liaison Committee at our meeting…

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Site Update 4th May 2018

Work has been undertaken this week to improve the seal on the capping in a couple of small areas in the southeast corner of the site. This work is now complete and we are confident that there is an adequate seal in place. We will continue to monitor the site to ensure that there are no further areas that require attention. Discussions have continued with the Environment Agency to develop a plan that will enable us to start to accept…

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Site Update 27th April 2018

Having successfully anchored the capping using the long reach excavator we expect the work in the southeast corner of the site to be completed today. We are also confident that the three new pin wells will be connected to the existing infrastructure and will start collecting landfill gas from this area. This concludes the planned capping works and we will continue to monitor the site to ensure that there are no further areas that require attention. We are now entering…

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Site Update 26th April 2018

Whilst the majority of the capping work in a smaller area in the southeast of the site is now complete, the severity of the slope is making it difficult for the team to get a seal down the westerly side. As a result, we are having to bring in a specialist long reach excavator. This will enable us to dig a trench into which the plastic cap will be anchored to produce a seal. Whilst we are not experiencing a…

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Site Update 24th April 2018

The work to cap a much smaller area in the southeast corner of the site that was still emitting an odour has progressed well. The plastic capping is now complete and the work to install three additional pin wells (to extract the landfill gas) has begun. The engineering team are aiming to have all the work completed by the end of the week. We will provide a further updates via our website and Twitter feed @QuerciaLtd. Photo – work to…

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Site Update 13th April 2018

The major engineering works to install a temporary plastic cap and seal an area of approximately 8600sqm was completed earlier this month. This work also saw the installation of a network of additional landfill gas collection lines under the cap to capture the surface emissions. This work has significantly reduced the odour and as a result we have now been able to identify a much smaller area in the southeast corner of the site that is still emitting an odour…

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Site Engineering Update

Temporary Capping Work has commenced to temporary cap the area identified in the Environment Agency’s Section 37 Notice. The temporary capping involves the installation of approximately 8600sqm of 1mm LLDPE plastic sheeting.  Once applied the sheeting should seal the affected area and a network of additional collection lines will capture surface emissions of gases giving rise to odour.  Prior to laying the plastic sheeting it is first necessary to prepare the ground to ensure no damage is caused to the…

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INVITATION To Clayton Hall Landfill – public drop-in session

Quercia has organised a public drop-in session on Wednesday 21st February to provide local residents with information on the work being undertaken to address the odour issue at Clayton Hall landfill. The session, which residents can attend at any time between 15.00 and 20.00 at the Hallmark Hotel Preston, Leyland, will provide the opportunity to meet with representatives of Quercia and the regulating authorities and ask any questions they may have in relation to the site. Date: Wednesday 21st February…

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Temporary suspension of waste inputs at Clayton Hall Landfill

Quercia Limited fully recognises the need to accelerate the rate at which the odour issue is rectified at Clayton Hall Landfill site and the company had already ceased accepting inputs of waste following a meeting with the Environment Agency on Monday 5th and prior to the Enforcement Notice being served. Whilst the odour is not a result of new waste being tipped at the site, the decision will enable all the company’s resources to focus on rectifying the situation. The…

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