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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2007

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Treating land by the spreading of agricultural waste

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47.—(1) Treating land used for agriculture with agricultural waste where such treatment results in benefit to agriculture or ecological improvement if—

(a)the waste is liquid milk;

(b)the land is at least—

(i)10 metres from a watercourse, and

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

(c)before the treatment the waste is diluted with not less than an equal quantity of water or slurry;

(d)at the time the treatment begins—

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

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

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

(f)the land is treated at a rate of no greater than 50 cubic metres of the diluted waste per hectare per 24 hours;

(g)in any period of 4 weeks the land is treated only once; and

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

(2) Secure storage or dilution of waste intended to be used for such treatment.

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S.I. 1998/1202, amended by S.I. 2002/2614, 2003/1852 (W. 202).

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