OES regard good environmental practice as the key to success in process and engineering developments. We all know what we do today will impact on our future, so manage the actions of today to plan for a sustainable future.
Our team have supported projects from initial concept, through construction and operation to repurposing and decommissioning, so whatever stage you are at, OES can help.
Planning, Appropriate Assessment & Environmental Impact Assessment
Obtaining planning permission is the starting point for many projects, and the requirements of the planning process are becoming ever increasingly complex. Most applications for planning permission now require some form of specialist assessment, from Biodiversity to Flood Risk to Traffic, and almost all applications involve Appropriate Assessment.
OES can assist with:
Obtaining planning permission can trigger an extensive phase of work, as preparations are made for going to site and starting the process of building the project.
In cases where there are environmental conditions to the permission, or where environmental reports were submitted with the application, developers have a legal requirement to protect the environment during construction by implementing mitigation measures and best environmental practice during construction.
IPC & IED Licensing and Compliance
Whether you require an Integrated Pollution Prevention Control (IPPC) Licence or Waste Licence from the Environmental Protection Agency, or Permit from your Local Authority, OES will assist you to prepare the application documentation. We will complete the specialist surveys and reports required to obtain the license and also help you to manage and ensure compliance with the license. Services include:
Environmental Monitoring & Reporting
OES undertake a wide range of environmental monitoring to help industry, business, and private clients achieve compliance with Environmental Protection Agency Licenses, County Council Permits and Conditions attached to Planning Permissions. monitoring plans, which will ensure environmental protection objectives are successfully achieved. Our Environmental Monitoring Services include:
Our uniquely skilled combination of expertise and resources enable us to measure, monitor, model, and design solutions to for clients to ensure environmental compliance.
Environmental Management Systems (EMS) & Auditing Services
OES have assisted numerous companies implement and manage ISO14001, OES also offer independent audit services to clients to ensure compliance with EMS and ensure the accreditations are retained. Other auditing services offered by OES Consulting include: