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Durham York Energy Centre receives Emergency Amendment to the Environmental Compliance Approval

Posted on Friday, May 01, 2020 09:55 AM

Whitby, Ontario – In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Regional Municipalities of Durham and York (the Regions) have received a temporary Emergency Amendment to the Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA) at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) to process an additional 20,000 tonnes of garbage, for an annual total of 160,000 tonnes of garbage until December 31, 2020. The ECA for the DYEC currently allows the facility to process up to a maximum of 140,000 tonnes per year. The...

Regions studying processing increase at Durham York Energy Centre, open house

Posted on Monday, December 02, 2019 09:01 AM

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region is hosting a third public information centre to engage with residents about plans to increase the amount of waste processed each year at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) by 20,000 tonnes.

When: Thursday, December 12, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Where: Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex, 2440 Durham Regional Highway 2, Bowmanville.

Why: The Environmental Compliance Approval for the Durham York Energy Centre currently allows the facility to process a maximum...

Regions studying processing increase at Durham York Energy Centre, open house to be held October 23

Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 09:07 AM

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region is hosting a second public information centre to engage with residents about plans to increase the amount of waste processed each year at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) by 20,000 tonnes.

When: Wednesday, October 23, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Where: Durham York Energy Centre, 1835 Energy Drive, Courtice (Municipality of Clarington). Tours of the DYEC control room will be offered, so residents can learn more about the facility.

Why: The Environmental Compliance...

Regions studying capacity increase at Durham York Energy Centre, open house to be held August 21

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2019 10:11 AM

Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region is hosting a public information centre to engage with residents about plans to increase the amount of waste processed each year at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC) by 20,000 tonnes.

When: Wednesday, August 21, from 5 to 8 p.m. Where: Durham Regional Headquarters, 605 Rossland Road East, Whitby – Room LL-C (located on the lower level).

Why: The Environmental Compliance Approval for the Durham York Energy Centre currently allows the facility to process...

Carbon monoxide exceedance at Durham York Energy Centre

Posted on Monday, July 22, 2019 09:09 AM

Whitby, Ontario – On Saturday, July 20, an external electrical power trip and subsequent recovery procedures led to an exceedance of the four-hour rolling average limit for carbon monoxide (CO) at the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC).

The limit for CO is set at 40 mg/Rm3 (milligrams per reference cubic metre), which is a Performance Requirement under Schedule C of the Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA). The CO levels were 55 mg/Rm3. CO is monitored as an operational parameter indicating...

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