Whitemoss Landfill Western Extension

This page sets out the timetable for the examination of the application. It includes the deadlines for submissions to be made to the Planning Inspectorate and the dates of events taking place during the Examination. The Examination Timetable is also set out in an annex to the Rule 8 letter that was sent to Interested Parties at the start of the Examination.

Event DateDescription
 Date Passed
21 May 2014
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
26 June 2014
Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on relevant representations (RRs)
• Summaries of all RRs exceeding 1500 words
• Written representations (WRs) by all interested parties
• Summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words
• Local Impact Reports from local authorities
• Preliminary Statements of Common Ground (SoCG)
• Responses to ExA’s first written questions
• Notification of wish to make oral representations at an open floor hearing
• Notification of wish to make oral representations at the issue specific hearing on Policy, Need and the Environment
• Notification of wish to speak at a Compulsory Acquisition hearing
• Notification of wish to make oral representations at the issue specific hearing on the draft Development Consent Order (DCO)
• Notification of wish to attend the Accompanied Site Inspection
• Comments on the applicant’s draft itinerary for the Accompanied Site Inspection
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 Date Passed
08 July 2014
Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on WRs and responses to comments on RRs
• Comments on Local Impact Reports
• Comments on responses to ExA’s first written questions
• Comments on any submitted preliminary SoCG
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 Date Passed
15 July 2014
Site Visit (Accompanied) 1
White Moss Business Park, Skelmersdale
 Date Passed
16 July 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 1
On Policy and Need, Poplar suite, White Moss Business Park, Skelmersdale
 Date Passed
16 July 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 2
On Environment- follows issue specific hearing on Policy and Need at same venue.
 Date Passed
16 July 2014
Open Floor Hearing 1
Poplar Suite, White Moss Business Park, Skelmersdale
 Date Passed
17 July 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 3
On Environment (Continued), Poplar Suite, White Moss Business Park, Skelmersdale
 Date Passed
17 July 2014
Open Floor Hearing 2
Birleywood, Skelmersdale
 Date Passed
18 July 2014
Open Floor Hearing 3
Birleywood, Skelmersdale
 Date Passed
24 July 2014
Issue by the ExA of:
• Second written questions
 Date Passed
25 July 2014
Deadline for receipt of:
• Written summaries of submissions made at the open floor hearings
• Response to comments on preliminary SoCG
• SoCG on draft DCO articles and requirements
 Date Passed
02 September 2014
Deadline for receipt of:
• Responses to ExA's second written questions
• Comments on the applicant's core documents list
• Comments on SoCG on draft DCO articles and requirements
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 Date Passed
16 September 2014
Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on responses to ExA's second written questions
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 Date Passed
23 September 2014
Deadline for receipt of:
• Applicant's revised draft DCO
• Response to comments on SoCG on draft DCO articles and requriments
• Notification of wish to attend the accompanied site inspection
• Notification of wish to make oral representations at a third open floor hearing on 23 October 2014
• Notification of wish to make oral representations at the issue specific hearing on Policy and Need
• Notification of wish to make oral representations at the issues specific hearing on the Environment
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 Date Passed
30 September 2014
Deadline for receipt of:
• Documents or extracts from documents that have been referenced in any past submissions
• Applicant's Navigation document
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 Date Passed
07 October 2014
Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on applicant’s revised draft DCO
• Comments on documents or extracts from documents that have been referenced in any past submissions
• Any further SoCG
• Responses to ExA’s Rule 17 request for further information
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 Date Passed
14 October 2014
Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on Responses to ExA’s Rule 17 request for further information - before 12.00 midday
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 Date Passed
15 October 2014
Site Visit (Accompanied) 2
Accompanied site inspection
Meet at the car park at the West Lancashire Investment Centre
 Date Passed
16 October 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 4
Issue specific hearing on Environment. This will follow the issue specific hearing on Policy and Need.
 Date Passed
16 October 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 5
Issue specific hearing on Policy and Need.
 Date Passed
17 October 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 6
Issue specific hearing on the Environment (continued)
 Date Passed
22 October 2014
Issue Specific Hearing 7
On the revised draft Development Consent Order (including the articles, requirements and any s106 matters) Poplar Suite, White Moss Business Park, Skelmersdale
 Date Passed
22 October 2014
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
Poplar suite, White Moss Business Park, Skelmersdale
 Date Passed
23 October 2014
Accompanied site inspections if required
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 Date Passed
23 October 2014
Open Floor Hearing 4
Birleywood, Skelmersdale
 Date Passed
30 October 2014
Deadline for receipt of:
• Written summaries of submissions made at the issue specific hearings on Policy and Need, Environment, the revised draft DCO the CA hearing and the open floor hearing
• Final revised draft DCO from the applicant
• Written submissions from those unable to attend the October open floor hearing

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 Date Passed
06 November 2014
Deadline for receipt of:
• Comments on the final revised draft DCO
• Comments on October hearing summaries
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 Date Passed
10 November 2014
Week Commencing - Issue by the ExA of:
• Any further requests for information if required
 Date Passed
12 November 2014
Issue by the ExA of:
• ExA's draft DCO

Deadline for receipt of:
• Any revised s106 agreement
• Responses to request for futher information issued 6 November 2014
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 Date Passed
17 November 2014
Deadline for receipt of:
• Responses to the ExA's draft DCO
• Responses to any request for further information issued during week commencing 10 November 2014
• Outstanding comments on documents submitted before 17 November 2014
• Comments on responses to request for further information issued 6 November 2014
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 Date Passed
21 November 2014
Examination closed