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The Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Section 6.1Paper and pulp manufacturing activities




pulp from timber or other fibrous materials;


paper and board with a production capacity exceeding 20 tonnes per day.


Any activity associated with making paper pulp or paper, including activities connected with the recycling of paper such as de-inking, if the activity may result in the release into water of any substance listed in paragraph 12 of Part 2 to this Schedule in a quantity which, in any 12 month period, exceeds the background quantity by more than the amount specified in relation to the description of substance in column 2 of that Schedule.

Interpretation of Part A

In Part A, “paper pulp” includes pulp made from wood, grass, straw and similar materials and references to the making of paper are to the making of any product using paper pulp.



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