Category Archives: Compliance

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

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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DRAFT LEGISLATION: The Renewable Transport Fuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations 2018


In a week of various regulatory and guidance documents on the subject of renewable transport fuels & Greenhouse gas emissions following on from a post early this week (Motor Fuel Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Guidance), a new amendment Regulation has … Continue reading

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DRAFT REGULATIONS: The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2018


The draft Regulations, which apply to Great Britain, revoke and replace The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011 (2011 Regulations), which established a renewable heat incentive scheme (the Scheme). These Regulations re-enact the 2011 Regulations with amendments. The premise of … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: Waste Crime & Householder Duty of Care


The consultation is aimed at tackling crime and poor performance in the waste sector, which has long suffered from poor compliance rates and illegal waste sites, fly-tipping and other forms of criminal activity. The consultation is divided into three sections: … Continue reading

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DRAFT REGULATIONS: The Waste Enforcement (England and Wales) Regulations 2018


In its recent publication: A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment, the UK Government has made a commitment to crack down on waste crime. For further information on the 25 Year Plan, please read my earlier … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: Evaluation of the EU Waste Shipment Regulation


As part of the process foreseen in Article 60(2a) of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 on shipments of waste (Waste Shipment Regulation), it calls upon the European Commission to carry out a review of this Regulation by the end of 31 … Continue reading

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


Most business collecting and handling waste will be aware that there is a legal requirement for Waste Carriers, Brokers and Dealers to register with the Environment Agency (for England) & with the other Environment Agencies in the devolved administrations. The … Continue reading

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