Environmental permitting regime and exemptions

Environmental permitting regime and exemptions guidance:

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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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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The governing provisions for environmental permitting are in the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (EPR 2016), SI 2016/1154. EPR 2016 came...

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The Industrial Emissions Directive 2010/75/EU (IED) came into force on 6 January 2011 and had to be transposed by Member States by 7 January 2013. The IED replaced the...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental...

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The Mining Waste Directive 2006/21/EC (MWD) which deals with the management of extractive waste, is implemented in the UK through the Environmental Permitting (England...

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This Practice Note considers the procedures that apply in determining whether to grant an environmental permit under Environmental Permitting (England and...

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On 1 January 2017, the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (EPR 2016), SI 2016/1154, consolidated and replaced the Environmental Permitting...

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Radioactive substance regulations The principal legislation governing the keeping, use, accumulation and disposal of radioactive substances (including radiation sources...

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The Industrial Emissions Directive 2010/75/EU (IED) came into force on 6 January 2011 and had to be transposed by Member States by 7 January 2013. IED replaced the Waste...

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Waste law in the UK derives from the EU Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC (WFD), which defines waste as ‘any substance or object which the holder discards or intends...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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Under Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016, the operator of any regulated facility must obtain and comply with the conditions of its...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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This Practice Note outlines some of the many types of permits, licences, exemptions, notifications, registrations and consents that might be required in relation to...

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