Environmental permits and consents

Environmental permits and consents guidance:

When is an abstraction licence needed? Any person who abstracts more than 20 cubic metres (4,000 gallons) of water per day from surface waters (river, stream, lake, pond,...

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Air quality controls in England and Wales are interrelated, and stem from European legislation and international conventions, as well as from a number of national...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Increased emphasis on climate change and carbon emissions reduction is affecting corporate transactions. In addition to schemes such as the EU Emissions Trading Scheme...

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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme) The CRC Scheme is a mandatory emissions trading scheme in the UK that aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions and improve...

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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme) The CRC Scheme is a mandatory UK-wide emissions trading scheme in the UK that aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions and...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme) is a mandatory UK-wide emissions trading scheme in the UK that aims to cut carbon dioxide...

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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme) is a mandatory emissions trading scheme in the UK that aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions and improve energy efficiency in...

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Restructuring and insolvency professionals may find themselves working with businesses that have obligations under the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme). This...

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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme) The CRC Scheme is a mandatory emissions trading scheme in the UK that aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions and improve...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme) The CRC Scheme is a mandatory emissions trading scheme in the UK that aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions and improve...

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The Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) is a mandatory UK-wide trading scheme intended to incentivise large organisations to implement...

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Environmental permits and insolvency Some business operations which have an impact on the environment are likely to require an environmental permit from the Environment...

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Energy from Waste (EfW) plants fall into three broad categories: • anaerobic digestion (AD) (a process that uses bacteria to decompose waste) (see Practice Note:...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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ESOS is an energy assessment and energy savings scheme. It is mandatory for organisations that meet the qualification criteria, ie large undertakings and their corporate...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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What is Energy from Waste (EfW)? Energy from waste (EfW) involves taking waste and turning it into a useable form of energy from a sustainable energy source. This...

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The need for environmental protection Septic tanks and small sewage treatment plants are wastewater systems for domestic sewage that are used when properties are not...

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On 1 January 2017, the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (EPR 2016), SI 2016/1154 came into force. The EPR 2016 consolidates and revokes the...

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