Legal brief: NRW accepts Tata's dust plans

7th July 2014


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Dorota Topolniak

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has announced that Tata Steel has fully addressed the dust pollution that resulted in an enforcement notice being issued for the firm's Port Talbot steelworks in July 2013.

After complaints from local residents about dust, an NRW investigation identified as the cause movement of materials between the sinter plant and blast furnace stock houses to storage silos.

NRW says that Tata has now complied with the requirements of the notice and has made additional improvements to ensure that releases of dust generated by the movement and handling of raw materials are minimised.


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