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Notice of Approval of Unique Emissions Factors

The Environmental Protection Authority approved the use of the following unique emissions factors in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme, under section 91 of the Climate Change Response Act 2002 and in accordance with the Climate Change (Unique Emissions Factors) Regulations 2009:
Date of Approval Participant Name Description of Activity Details of Unique Emissions Factor
18 February 2014 The Dunedin City Council Operating a waste disposal facility 0.991 tCO2e/t waste
18 February 2014 H.G. Leach & Company Limited Operating a waste disposal facility 0.918 tCO2e/t waste
18 February 2014 Porirua City Council, Wellington City Council Operating a waste disposal facility 0.844 tCO2e/t waste
26 February 2014 Northland Regional Landfill Limited Partnership Operating a waste disposal facility 0.131 tCO2e/t waste
26 February 2014 Transwaste Canterbury Ltd Operating a waste disposal facility 0.131 tCO2e/t waste
26 February 2014 Transpacific Industries Group NZ Limited Operating a waste disposal facility 0.131 tCO2e/t waste
26 February 2014 Transpacific Industries Group NZ Limited, Auckland Council Property Limited Operating a waste disposal facility 0.131 tCO2e/t waste
26 February 2014 Hutt City Council Operating a waste disposal facility 0.131 tCO2e/t waste
26 February 2014 Ngatamariki Geothermal Limited Using geothermal fluid >4,000 tonnes CO2e/yr 0.0158 tCO2e/t fluid
20 March 2014 Rotokawa Geothermal Limited, Tahumatua and Company LP Using geothermal fluid >4,000 tonnes CO2e/yr 0.0160 tCO2e/t fluid
20 March 2014 Kawerau Geothermal Limited Using geothermal fluid >4,000 tonnes CO2e/yr 0.0190 tCO2e/t fluid
The Environmental Protection Authority approved the use of the following unique emissions factors in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme on 26 February 2014 by Marlborough District Council for operating a waste disposal facility. The approval was made under section 91 of the Climate Change Response Act 2002 and in accordance with the Climate Change (Unique Emissions Factors) Regulations 2009:
Class of Waste Details of Unique Emissions Factor
General refuse 0.429 tCO2e/t waste
Grape marc 0.374 tCO2e/t waste
Kaikoura general waste 0.429 tCO2e/t waste
MDC general refuse 0.428 tCO2e/t waste
MDC special waste 0.125 tCO2e/t waste
Mussel shells 0.157 tCO2e/t waste
Sawdust 1.072 tCO2e/t waste
Sludges and animal wastes 0.125 tCO2e/t waste
Transfer station waste 0.380 tCO2e/t waste
Transfer station waste - bags 0.413 tCO2e/t waste
Dated this 12th day of June 2014.
ANDREA GRAY, General Manager, Emissions Trading Scheme, Environmental Protection Authority.