Installation of new Aggregate Conveyor on replacement wharf 4/5 at Port Ramsgate

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Dear Kent County Council,

Your planning department should be aware that TDC are presently in the process of replacing the existing aggregate wharf, berth 4/5, with a substantially larger pontoon berth. It is intended that this new pontoon berth will accommodate a new, greatly upgraded aggregate conveyor with a processing capacity of 3,000 tonnes per hour. The new convey?or will be deployed and operated by Brett Aggregates.

- can you please advise me if this new conveyor system will require:
- planning permission?
- an EIA, since the new facility will greatly increase capacity compare to the existing system?
- a DEFRA License?

Yours faithfully,

Stephen Byrne

 

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Dear Kent County Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Kent County Council's handling of my FOI request 'Installation of new Aggregate Conveyor on replacement wharf 4/5 at Port Ramsgate'.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/i...

Yours faithfully,

Stephen Byrne

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Dear Mr Byrne
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 9 October 2020.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 
Yours sincerely
 
 Kelly Leeson 
 Information Access Officer - Information Resilience & Transparency Team 
 
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Good morning,
 
Thank you for your email.
 
Before we can conduct an internal review, could you please specify the
reason for the review?  This is required so that the investigating officer
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Kelly Leeson
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Dear Kent County Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information
reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Kent County Council's
handling of my FOI request 'Installation of new Aggregate Conveyor on
replacement wharf 4/5 at Port Ramsgate'.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on
the Internet at this address:
https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlo...

Yours faithfully,

Stephen Byrne

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Dear Kent County Council,

Thank you for your recent note regarding the proposed new conveyor on the new pontoon berth at Port Ramsgate.
You state that KCC do not have information regarding the planning and EIA implications of an application for such an upgrade.
Frankly, I find this astonishing since, as the appropriate planning authority, KCC must be aware of whether or not such an upgrade, were it to be put in place, would require planning permission and an EIA. Indeed, you strongly advise pre-consultation on such matters.
I therefore repeat my request for an internal review of this FOI request.

Yours sincerely,

Stephen Byrne

 

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Dear Mr Byrne
 
Thank you for your request for a review received on 9 November 2020. I am
sorry that you are dissatisfied with our attempts to handle your request
under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004
 
I can confirm that we are considering your concerns and we will aim to
provide you with a response by 7 December 2020.
 

Although lockdown restrictions are starting to ease, Kent County Council
continues to face unprecedented challenges in delivering front line
services and we are continuing to prioritise our resources in dealing with
the pandemic. We take our statutory duties very seriously; however we ask
for your understanding in the event that we are unable to respond to your
request within the statutory timescale. Thank you for your co-operation in
advance.

 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Kelly Leeson
Information Access Officer - Information Resilience & Transparency Team
Strategic and Corporate Services
 
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Dear Kent County Council,

 

 

 

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information

 

reviews.

 

 

 

I am writing to request an internal review of Kent County Council's

 

handling of my FOI request 'Installation of new Aggregate Conveyor on

 

replacement wharf 4/5 at Port Ramsgate'.

 

 

 

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on

 

the Internet at this address:

 

[5]https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlo...

 

 

 

Yours faithfully,

 

 

 

Stephen Byrne

 

 

 

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