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We have received a variation application from DL Rogers & Sons.

Application type is a Substantial variation to an environmental permit under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016

Application number: PAN-002234
Regulated facility type: Section 6.9: Intensive Farming - Part A (1)(a) Rearing poultry or pigs intensively in an installation with more than (i) 40,000 places for poultry.
Regulated facility location: Upper Heath Poultry Unit, Upper Heath Farm, Presteigne, Powys, LD8 2HG.

The site currently houses 80,000 broiler birds in two poultry sheds. The variation application is to increase the number of broiler chickens to 90,000 and to too one biomass boiler for site heating.

The application contains a description of how the proposed changes may affect the installation; the materials, substances and energy it will use and generate; the conditions of its site; the source, nature and quantity of its foreseeable emissions and their potential impact, the proposed techniques for preventing, reducing, and monitoring its emissions and preventing and recovering waste; and an outline of the main alternatives, if any, considered.

You may get a copy of documents on our public register. We may charge to cover copying costs. Alternatively, if you would prefer an electronic copy of the application, please email us at the address below

If you have any comments send these by 1 March 2018.


Or write to
Regulated Industry Team Leader
Permitting Service
Natural Resources Wales
Cambria House
29 Newport Road
CF24 0TP

Normally we must put any responses we receive on the public register. We will however remove your name and contact details before doing so.

We must decide whether to issue or refuse the application.  If we issue it, we must decide how the permit conditions should be issued. 

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