The authority will endeavour to provide a determination on the applications within 16 weeks of the applications being submitted in line with development procedures and statutory determination times. On the basis that the applications are submitted as expected at the end of September 2014, the 16 week period would run through to January 2015.
First production mid 2018. I will be drawing my pension by then lol
The Company has decided to submit the application for its mine at the end of September 2014 to align with the submission of the application for the mineral transport system ("MTS"). The Company considers that there are a number of planning and environmental advantages for taking this approach and believes that the move provides for a more robust determination process for the two main applications for the York Potash Project ("the Project"). The Company and officers of the North York Moors National Park Authority ("NYMNPA" or "the authority") have also been working together to agree an informal pre-application 'Planning Position Statement'.
Thanks for taking the time Peasholm and Borolad. This feedback gives all a better feel for many extra details - and the general mood.
So far the road shows have been in areas where most are very familiar with YP's plans.
It goes to Egton village hall on Tuesday, the locals there have not until now had a chance to see in detail what the construction phase will now mean for them with the only recent publicity around the MTS shaft proposed just 1km to the NE of the village. It would be very informative to see how positive they are, as I suspect what the co's plan for the nearby shaft and spoil will be news to many.
The team will be taking extra care I expect - it augurs well that the first exhibitions appear to have gone very much to their plan, without hiccups.
Good morning mate, and thank you for that brilliant précis of your visits locally. It has given me a much more in depth idea of the project's progress, and the local feeling. It really does seem much more 'professional' and above board now, and I am really positive about the outcome. Great post Sir……look forward to meeting you soon…ATB
CF explained that since the initial application was withdrawn then it follows that the MOD withdraws their objection after all they can hardly object to a plan that's not submitted!! CF went on to say that in the intervening time seismic tests had been carried out closer to Fylingdales than the Dove Nest site. The Tests done would have created a lot more vibration to the array than the occasional blasts during the sinking of the shafts and as a result Sirius had asked the site for feedback on any problem. In short Sirius were told that they (Fylingdales) had not monitored the problem . I believe the conclusion is that there is in actual fact no monitoring system!. I passed comment on one of my own favourite topics and that is the change over to the MTS from the slurry pipeline. I said how chuffed I was that this route had now been chosen. CF said that he was pleased himself and the irony of it was that it was one of the good things that came about through the enforced delay. He said without a doubt had PP been gained in the first instance the pipeline would have been built. CF explained why there is currently no set size on the tunnel. There are apparently a large number of companies wanting to take on this work. Sirius have told the firms the requirements that need to go in the tunnel and then said come back to us with the tunnel design that meets our requirements. This gives each company the chance to use its own expertise to design the cheapest tunnel while meeting Sirius;s requirements. I asked about the water hazards that were mentioned at DN last year and I was taken across to the site model and explained once again how the loss of various buildings involved with the pipeline were no longer needed and this relieved the area of some buildings and made more area available for ponds etc. My overall impression is that once again Sirius are serious about winning over the hearts and minds of the local people and I believe they will get the same sort of %age as last time. I got the impression from CF that govermental backing is on the side of the project moving forward. I am pleased to say I have my seat booked at Raven Hall on the 14th and will have to dash straight from an unmissable appointment on that day to get there. But I am sure it will be worthwhile. Apologies if the post has rambled on a bit but hey ho. ATB borolad
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