Category Archives: Compliance

Latest and developing issues of legal / regulatory compliance in the environmental field

UK Greenhouse Gas Reporting: Conversion Factors 2018


The United Kingdom Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published its Greenhouse Conversion Factors 2018, which are set at Version 01.00. These emission conversion factors can be used to report on 2018 Greenhouse Gas emissions by UK-based … Continue reading

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Environmental Legislation (England) Survey


Whether in my role as an environmental consultant, manager or auditor, it is a moral and legal requirement to maintain up-to-date knowledge of the relevant environmental legislation and other requirements for my clients. I have, often, come across environmental legislation, … Continue reading

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RPS 208: Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer Registration renewals due after 25 March 2018


As reported in two earlier post (Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018 & UPDATE: Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018), the Environment Agency’s current online registration system for Waste Carriers, Brokers … Continue reading

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Hazardous Waste Classification changes on 5 July 2018


You will need to be aware of new changes to the criteria for the classification of hazardous waste, which will take effect on Thursday, 5 July 2018. Council Regulation (EU) 2017/997 of 8 June 2017 amending Annex III to Directive … Continue reading

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RPS 211: Excavated waste from utilities installation and repair


The Environment Agency for England has issued a new regulatory position statement (RPS 211), which applies to businesses who deal with excavated waste from unplanned utilities installation and repair works. It applies to businesses who: produce, transport, keep, process, control … Continue reading

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Compliance Classification Scheme published


The Environment Agency uses the Compliance Classification Scheme (CCS) to classify environmental permit breaches. In the event of an incident, the Agency will look at whether the conditions of environmental permit have been complied with and, also, look at the … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018


As reported in an earlier article (Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018), the Environment Agency has identified an issue in relation to their current online registration system, which does not allow customers who have registered … Continue reading

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