Commentary

453 Regulated activities

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2)
| Commentary

453 Regulated activities

| Commentary

2: REGULATED ACTIVITIES

453 Regulated activities

The main regulations relating to regulated activities are the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010. These regulations operate alongside the Environmental Protection Act 1990, and have been amended a number of times. Most importantly, the 2010 Regulations have been amended to implement the Industrial Emissions Directive 20101.

Regulation is based on the IPPC (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control) regime in relation to environmental permits. This requires a broad range of the more serious regulated activities (A1 activities) to obtain environmental permits, issued by the Environment Agency. Less serious activities are addressed by the local authority

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