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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2007

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28.—(1) Mixing ash from the incineration of pig or poultry carcases at its place of production with manure for use in land treatment specified in sub-paragraph (2).

(2) Treatment of land used for agriculture with agricultural waste at the place of production where such treatment results in benefit to agriculture or ecological improvement if—

(a)the waste consists of ash from the incineration of pig or poultry carcases or such ash mixed with manure from an exempt waste operation falling within in sub-paragraph (1);

(b)the land is at least—

(i)10 metres from a watercourse, and

(ii)50 metres from a spring, well or borehole;

(c)at the start of the treatment and at any time during the treatment—

(i)the land has not been frozen for 12 or more hours during the preceding 24 hours, and

(ii)the land is not waterlogged, flooded or snow-covered;

(d)the activity is carried out in accordance with any requirement imposed by an action plan under the Action Programme for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (England and Wales) Regulations 1998(1);

(e)where the waste consists only of ash from the incineration of pig or poultry carcases, the waste is incorporated into the soil as soon as possible;

(f)the total quantity of ash incorporated into the soil does not exceed 150 kilogrammes per hectare in any period of 12 months; and

(g)the total quantity of nitrogen added to the soil as a result of the treatment does not exceed 250 kilogrammes per hectare in any period of 12 months.

(3) Secure storage of not more than 100 tonnes of waste intended to be used for such treatment.

(1)

S.I. 1998/1202, amended by S.I. 2002/1614, 2003/1852 (W.202).

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