Category Archives: Environment Agency

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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Using waste tyres in escape ladders in water storage reservoirs


The Environment Agency for England has issued a new regulatory position statement (RPS 139) applies to businesses who to use waste tyres in escape ladders in water storage reservoirs. This RPS will have limited application as it may only impact … Continue reading

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Disposing of trees and plants infected with disease


The Environment Agency for England has issued a new regulatory position statement (RPS 71), which applies to business who need to dispose of trees and plants that are infected with the following diseases without an environmental permit for a waste operation: … Continue reading

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Classifying Waste Wood


The Environment Agency for England has issued a new regulatory position statement (RPS 207) applies to business who: produce waste wood transport waste wood keep waste wood process waste wood control waste wood – if you are a dealer or … Continue reading

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Use of manufactured topsoil (RPS 190)


The Environment Agency  has published revised guidance on the use of manufactured soil in England, which is an activity that will require an environmental permit if you want to use manufactured topsoil because it is made from waste. However, if … Continue reading

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BAT Conclusions For Large Combustion Plants published


Thursday, 17 August 2017 saw the publication of the “BAT (Best Available Techniques) Conclusions for Large Combustion Plants (LCP)” in the Official Journal of  the European Union, which, principally, to the energy and heating sectors. There is a four-year period … Continue reading

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Consultation: Water Supply and Sewerage Licensing – Updating Security and Emergency Measures Directions


A limited consultation (1 August – 29 August 2017) has been started for a revision to the Directions made by the Secretary of State (Defra) and the Welsh Ministers to Water and Sewerage Undertakers (Undertakers) and to Water Supply and/or … Continue reading

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