Kemsley Paper Mill (K4) CHP Plant

What happens next

08/07/2019 - Deadline for Secretary of State to make decision

The Examining Authority issued a Recommendation Report to the Secretary of State on 08 April 2019. The Secretary of State has three months in which to issue a decision. The decision letter and Recommendation Report will be published on this project page once a decision has been made.

Timeline (33 items)

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The Applicant has responded to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s request for comments and provided supporting RPS Technical Note.

07 June 2019
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The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has requested comments from the Applicant by 7 June 2019 (extended from 31 May 2019).

24 May 2019
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The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has requested comments from the Applicant by 31 May 2019.

23 May 2019
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Swale Borough Council and  the Applicant have responded to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s request for comments.

17 May 2019
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The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has requested comments from the Applicant and Swale Borough Council by 16 May 2019.

02 May 2019
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Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
08 April 2019
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Examination ends

08 January 2019
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04 January 2019
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Submissions for Deadline 8 have now been published.

24 December 2018
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The Applicant has submitted amended documents which have been accepted by the Examining Authority. Comments from all parties are invited no later than 12 noon on Monday 24 December 2018. The Examination timetable has been amended.

12 December 2018
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21 November 2018
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14 November 2018
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Documents have been submitted by the Applicant and accepted as Additional Submissions at the discretion of the Examining Authority.

17 October 2018
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The Examining Authority has decided that the Issue Specific Hearings scheduled to take place (if required) on the 6 and 7 November 2018 are now not required.

05 October 2018
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01 October 2018
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21 September 2018
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18 September 2018
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An itinerary for the Accompanied Site Inspection and agenda for the Open Floor Hearing have been published.

03 September 2018
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The submissions for deadline 2 have now been published.

22 August 2018
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The submissions for deadline 1 have now been published.

01 August 2018
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The examination timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to interested parties.

24 July 2018
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The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

24 July 2018
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  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
17 July 2018
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The notification of Preliminary Meeting (Rule 6 letter) has been sent Read the letter

The letter also includes the draft Examination Timetable and Initial Assessment of Principal Issues.

18 June 2018
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Relevant representations published on the website
14 June 2018
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Registration of interested parties closes
08 June 2018
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Registration of interested parties begins
02 May 2018
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The application has been accepted for examination

26 April 2018
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
26 April 2018
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
06 April 2018