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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, extent and application

    2. 2.Interpretation: general

    3. 3.Interpretation: Directives

    4. 4.Exempt facilities

    5. 5.Interpretation: exempt facilities

    6. 6.Interpretation: local authority

    7. 7.Interpretation: operate a regulated facility and operator

    8. 8.Interpretation: regulated facility and class of regulated facility

    9. 9.Interpretation: relevant function

    10. 10.Giving notices, notifications and directions, and the submission of forms

  3. PART 2

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 11.Application to the Crown

      2. 12.Requirement for environmental permit

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 13.Grant of an environmental permit

      2. 14.Content and form of an environmental permit

      3. 15.Conditions in relation to certain land

      4. 16.Mobile plant operating on the site of another regulated facility: conflict of permit conditions

      5. 17.Single site permits etc.

      6. 18.Consolidation of an environmental permit

      7. 19.Subsistence of an environmental permit

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 20.Variation of an environmental permit

      2. 21.Transfer of an environmental permit

      3. 22.Revocation of an environmental permit: general

      4. 23.Revocation of an environmental permit: steps to be taken after the revocation takes effect

      5. 24.Notification of the surrender of an environmental permit

      6. 25.Application for the surrender of an environmental permit

    4. CHAPTER 4

      1. 26.Preparation and revision of standard rules

      2. 27.Standard rules as conditions of an environmental permit

      3. 28.Notification of revisions of standard rules

      4. 29.Revocation of standard rules

      5. 30.Variation of an environmental permit: revocation of standard rules

    5. CHAPTER 5

      1. 31.Appeals to an appropriate authority

  4. PART 3

    1. 32.Discharge of functions

    2. 33.Direction to a regulator: discharge of functions by a different regulator

    3. 34.Review of environmental permits and inspection of regulated facilities

    4. 35.Specific provisions applying to environmental permits

  5. PART 4

    1. 36.Enforcement notices

    2. 37.Suspension notices

    3. 38.Offences

    4. 39.Penalties

    5. 40.Defences

    6. 41.Offences by bodies corporate

    7. 42.Enforcement by the High Court

    8. 43.Admissibility of evidence

    9. 44.Power of court to order cause of offence to be remedied

  6. PART 5

    1. 45.Interpretation of this Part

    2. 46.Duty of the regulator to maintain a public register

    3. 47.Exclusion from public registers of information affecting national security

    4. 48.Exclusion from public registers of confidential information

    5. 49.Procedure if the regulator considers that information may be confidential

    6. 50.Duty to determine confidentiality

    7. 51.Determination of confidentiality

    8. 52.Procedure following a determination

    9. 53.Appeals in relation to confidentiality

    10. 54.Consequences of an appeal

    11. 55.Reconsideration of confidentiality

    12. 56.Directions of the appropriate authority in relation to confidentiality

  7. PART 6

    1. 57.Power of the regulator to prevent or remedy pollution

    2. 58.Environment Agency: notices in relation to emissions to water

    3. 59.Environment Agency: public participation statement

    4. 60.Power to require the provision of information

    5. 61.Directions to regulators and exemption registration authorities: general

    6. 62.Reference of applications to an appropriate authority

    7. 63.Directions to the Agency: installations outside the United Kingdom

    8. 64.Guidance to regulators and exemption registration authorities

    9. 65.Fees and charges in relation to the exercise of regulator’s functions by local authorities

    10. 66.Plans relating to emissions

  8. PART 7

    1. Chapter 1

      1. 67.Interpretation of this Part

    2. Chapter 2

      1. 68.Further provision in relation to waste and extractive waste

    3. Chapter 3

      1. 69.Existing permits

      2. 70.Site plans not required for existing permits

      3. 71.Review of existing groundwater permits

      4. 72.Radioactive substances exemption orders

      5. 73.Exempt water discharge activities

      6. 74.Exempt groundwater activities

      7. 75.Transitional applications

      8. 76.Transfer notices under former enactments

      9. 77.Existing notices under former enactments

      10. 78.Outstanding appeals against existing notices

      11. 79.Appeals under these Regulations against existing notices

      12. 80.Decisions under former enactments

      13. 81.Outstanding appeals against decisions under former enactments

      14. 82.Appeals under these Regulations against decisions under former enactments

      15. 83.Existing directions under former enactments

      16. 84.Public registers under former enactments

      17. 85.Recovery of expenses for disposal of radioactive waste

    4. Chapter 4 2007 RegulationsPPC

      1. 86.Existing environmental permits

      2. 87.Applications under the 2007 Regulations

      3. 88.Applications for grant of PPC permit or waste management licence

      4. 89.2007 transitional applications for grant of PPC permit, other than in relation to landfill

      5. 90.2007 transitional applications for grant of PPC permit in relation to landfill

      6. 91.2007 transitional applications for grant of PPC permit in relation to landfill: applications determined under the 2007 Regulations

      7. 92.2007 transitional applications not relating to grant of PPC permit

      8. 93.Notifications of surrender

      9. 94.Existing notices under the 2007 Regulations or former PPC or waste legislation

      10. 95.Outstanding appeals against existing notices

      11. 96.Appeals under these Regulations against existing notices

      12. 97.Decisions under the 2007 Regulations or former PPC or waste legislation

      13. 98.Outstanding appeals against decisions under the 2007 Regulations or former PPC or waste legislation

      14. 99.Appeals under these Regulations against decisions under the 2007 Regulations or former PPC or waste legislation

      15. 100.Other existing notices and instruments

      16. 101.Existing directions under the 2007 Regulations

      17. 102.Public registers

      18. 103.Existing exempt waste operations

      19. 104.Existing Part A(1) installations

      20. 105.Existing mining waste operations

    5. Chapter 5

      1. 106.Savings

      2. 107.Consequential amendments

      3. 108.Revocations

      4. 109.Repeals

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Activities, installations and mobile plant

      1. PART 1 Interpretation and application: general

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Activities falling within more than one Part description

        3. 3.Application of activities falling within Sections 1.1 to 6.9 of Part 2

        4. 4.Capacity: Part A(1) and A(2) descriptions

        5. 5.Operation below thresholds: effect on the installation

        6. 6.Application of Part B activities: releases into the air

        7. 7.References to releases into water

        8. 8.References to certain substances

      2. PART 2 Activities

        1. CHAPTER 1 Energy activities

          1. SECTION 1.1

            Combustion activities

            1. Interpretation of Section 1.1

              1. 1.In this Section “recovered oil” means waste oil which has...

            2. Interpretation and application of Part A(1)

              1. 1.For the purpose of Part A(1)(a) of this Section, where...

              2. 2.Nothing in this Part of this Section applies to burning...

              3. 3.In paragraph 2, “offshore platform” means any fixed or floating...

              4. 4.In paragraph 3, “petroleum” includes any mineral oil or relative...

              5. 5.In Part A(1)(b)(iii) of this Section, “fuel” excludes gas produced...

            3. Interpretation and application of Part B

              1. 1.Part B does not apply to any activity falling within...

              2. 2.In Part B(c) or (d) of this Section, “fuel” does...

          2. SECTION 1.2

            Gasification, Liquefaction and Refining Activities

            1. Interpretation and application of Part A(1)

              1. 1.Part A(1)(j) does not include— (a) the use of any...

              2. 2.In Part A(1)(j), the heat treatment of oil, other than...

              3. 3.In Part A(1), “carbonaceous material” includes such materials as charcoal,...

            2. Interpretation of Part B

              1. 1.In Part B— “existing service station” means a service station—...

              2. 2.Any other expressions used in Part B which are also...

        2. CHAPTER 2 Production and Processing of Metals

          1. SECTION 2.1

            Ferrous Metals

            1. Interpretation of Section 2.1

              1. 1.In this Section, “ferrous alloy” means an alloy of which...

          2. SECTION 2.2

            Non-Ferrous Metals

            1. Interpretation and application of Section 2.2

              1. 1.In this Section “non-ferrous metal alloy” means an alloy which...

              2. 2.Part A(1)(c) to (h) and Part B do not apply...

            2. Interpretation of Part A(1)

              1. 1.In Part A(1)(g), “background concentration” means any concentration of cadmium...

            3. Interpretation and application of Part B

              1. 1.When determining the extent of an installation carrying on an...

          3. SECTION 2.3

            Surface Treating Metals and Plastic Materials

        3. CHAPTER 3 Mineral Industries

          1. SECTION 3.1

            Production of Cement and Lime

          2. SECTION 3.2

            Activities Involving Asbestos

            1. Interpretation of Section 3.2

              1. 1.In this Section “asbestos” means any of the following fibrous...

          3. SECTION 3.3

            Manufacturing Glass and Glass Fibre

          4. SECTION 3.4

            Production of Other Mineral Fibres

          5. SECTION 3.5

            Other Mineral Activities

            1. Interpretation and application of Part B

              1. 1.In Part B— “coal” includes lignite; “designated mineral or mineral...

              2. 2.Part B does not apply to any activity carried on...

          6. SECTION 3.6

            Ceramic Production

            1. Interpretation of Part B

              1. 1.In Part B— “clay” includes a blend of clay with...

        4. CHAPTER 4 The Chemical Industry

          1. Interpretation of Chapter 4

            1. 1.In Part A(1) of the Sections of this Chapter, “producing”...

          2. SECTION 4.1

            Organic Chemicals

            1. Interpretation of Section 4.1

              1. 1.In this Section, “pre-formulated resin or pre-formulated gel coat” means...

          3. SECTION 4.2

            Inorganic Chemicals

          4. SECTION 4.3

            Chemical Fertiliser Production

          5. SECTION 4.4

            Plant Health Products and Biocides

          6. SECTION 4.5

            Pharmaceutical Production

          7. SECTION 4.6

            Explosives Production

          8. SECTION 4.7

            Manufacturing Activities Involving Carbon Disulphide or Ammonia

          9. SECTION 4.8

            The Storage of Chemicals in Bulk

        5. CHAPTER 5 Waste Management

          1. SECTION 5.1

            Incineration and Co-incineration of Waste

            1. Interpretation of Section 5.1

              1. 1.In this Section— “co-incineration” means the use of wastes as...

            2. Application of Part B

              1. 1.When determining the extent of an installation carrying on an...

          2. SECTION 5.2

            Disposal of Waste by Landfill

          3. SECTION 5.3

            Disposal of Waste other than by Incineration or Landfill

            1. Interpretation and application of Part A(1)

              1. 1.In Part A(1)(b) “disposal” means the processing or destruction of...

              2. 2.Part A(1) does not apply to the treatment, by means...

              3. 3.The reference to a D paragraph number in brackets at...

          4. SECTION 5.4

            Recovery of Waste

            1. Interpretation and application of Part A(1)

              1. 1.Part A(1)(a) and (b) do not apply to any of...

              2. 2.Part A(1) does not apply to the treatment, by means...

              3. 3.The reference to an R paragraph number in brackets at...

          5. SECTION 5.5

            The Production of Fuel from Waste

        6. CHAPTER 6 Other Activities

          1. SECTION 6.1

            Paper, Pulp and Board Manufacturing Activities

            1. Interpretation of Part A(1)

              1. 1.In Part A(1)(c), “paper pulp” includes pulp made from wood,...

          2. SECTION 6.2

            Carbon Activities

          3. SECTION 6.3

            Tar and Bitumen Activities

            1. Interpretation of Part B

              1. 1.In Part B, “tar” and “bitumen” include pitch.

          4. SECTION 6.4

            Coating Activities, Printing and Textile Treatments

            1. Interpretation and application of Part B

              1. 1.In Part B— “aircraft” includes gliders and missiles; “coating material”...

              2. 2.The amount of organic solvents used in an activity must...

              3. 3.When determining the extent of an installation carrying on an...

          5. SECTION 6.5

            The Manufacture of Dyestuffs, Printing Ink and Coating Materials

            1. Interpretation of Part B

              1. 1.In Part B, “coating material” has the same meaning as...

              2. 2.The amount of organic solvents used in an activity must...

          6. SECTION 6.6

            Timber Activities

            1. Interpretation of Part B

              1. 1.In Part B— “excluded activity” means any relevant activity (other...

          7. SECTION 6.7

            Activities Involving Rubber

          8. SECTION 6.8

            The Treatment of Animal and Vegetable Matter and Food Industries

            1. Interpretation of Section 6.8

              1. 1.In this Section— “animal” includes a bird or a fish;...

          9. SECTION 6.9

            Intensive Farming

          10. SECTION 7

            SED Activities

            1. Interpretation and application of Part B

              1. 1.For the purposes of Part B— “adhesive” means any preparation,...

              2. 2.An activity is deemed to be operated above the solvent...

              3. 3.An activity listed in Part B includes the cleaning of...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Exempt facilities: general

      1. 1.Interpretation: general

      2. 2.Interpretation: exemption registration authority

      3. 3.Exempt waste operations

      4. 4.Exempt water discharge activities

      5. 5.Exempt groundwater activities

      6. 6.Procedure for registering an exempt facility

      7. 7.Register of exempt facilities

      8. 8.Duty to remove entries from the register

      9. 9.Exclusion from the register of information affecting national security

      10. 10.Restrictions on registering exempt waste operations carried on at the same place

      11. 11.Fee for registration relating to WEEE operations

      12. 12.Validity of registration of waste operations

      13. 13.Changes to relevant particulars relating to waste operations

      14. 14.Record keeping for exempt waste operations

      15. 15.Periodic inspections of establishments and undertakings

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Exempt facilities: descriptions and conditions

      1. PART 1 Exempt waste operations: descriptions and conditions (specific and general)

        1. CHAPTER 1 Interpretation of Part 1

          1. 1.Interpretation

        2. CHAPTER 2 Use of waste

          1. SECTION 1

            Introductory

            1. 1.The descriptions in this Chapter— (a) are set out in...

            2. 2.The specific conditions for each description in this Chapter are...

            3. 3.The general conditions for all descriptions in this Chapter are...

          2. SECTION 2

            Descriptions and specific conditions

            1. 1.Use of waste in construction (U1)

            2. 2.Use of baled end-of-life tyres in construction (U2)

            3. 3.Use of waste in the construction of entertainment or educational installations etc (U3)

            4. 4.Burning of waste as a fuel in a small appliance (U4)

            5. 5.Use of waste derived biodiesel as fuel (U5)

            6. 6.Use of sludge for the purposes of re-seeding a waste water treatment plant (U6)

            7. 7.Use of effluent to clean a highway gravel bed (U7)

            8. 8.Use of waste for a specified purpose (U8)

            9. 9.Use of waste to manufacture finished goods (U9)

            10. 10.Spreading waste on agricultural land to confer benefit (U10)

            11. 11.Spreading waste on non-agricultural land to confer benefit (U11)

            12. 12.Use of mulch (U12)

            13. 13.Spreading of plant matter to confer benefit (U13)

            14. 14.Incorporation of ash into soil (U14)

            15. 15.Pig and poultry ash (U15)

            16. 16.Use of depolluted end-of-life vehicles for vehicle parts (U16)

        3. CHAPTER 3 Treatment of waste

          1. SECTION 1

            Introductory

            1. 1.The descriptions in this Chapter— (a) are set out in...

            2. 2.The specific conditions for each description in this Chapter are...

            3. 3.The general condition for the descriptions in this Chapter is...

          2. SECTION 2

            Descriptions and specific conditions

            1. 1.Cleaning, washing, spraying or coating relevant waste (T1)

            2. 2.Recovery of textiles (T2)

            3. 3.Treatment of waste metals and metal alloys by heating for the purposes of removing grease etc (T3)

            4. 4.Preparatory treatments (baling, sorting, shredding etc) (T4)

            5. 5.Screening and blending of waste (T5)

            6. 6.Treatment of waste wood and waste plant matter by chipping, shredding, cutting or pulverising (T6)

            7. 7.Treatment of waste bricks, tiles and concrete by crushing, grinding or reducing in size (T7)

            8. 8.Mechanical treatment of end-of-life tyres (T8)

            9. 9.Recovery of scrap metal (T9)

            10. 10.Sorting mixed waste (T10)

            11. 11.Repair or refurbishment of WEEE (T11)

            12. 12.Manual treatment of waste (T12)

            13. 13.Treatment of waste food (T13)

            14. 14.Crushing and emptying waste vehicle oil filters (T14)

            15. 15.Treatment of waste aerosol cans (T15)

            16. 16.Treatment of waste toner cartridges by sorting, dismantling, cleaning or refilling (T16)

            17. 17.Crushing waste fluorescent tubes (T17)

            18. 18.Dewatering using flocculants (T18)

            19. 19.Physical treatment of waste edible oil and fat to produce biodiesel (T19)

            20. 20.Treatment of waste at a water treatment works (T20)

            21. 21.Recovery of waste at a waste water treatment works (T21)

            22. 22.Treatment of animal by-product waste at a collection centre (T22)

            23. 23.Aerobic composting and associated prior treatment (T23)

            24. 24.Anaerobic digestion at premises used for agriculture and burning of resultant biogas (T24)

            25. 25.Anaerobic digestion at premises not used for agriculture and burning of resultant biogas (T25)

            26. 26.Treatment of kitchen waste in a wormery (T26)

            27. 27.Treatment of sheep dip for disposal (T27)

            28. 28.Sorting and de-naturing of controlled drugs for disposal (T28)

            29. 29.Treatment of non-hazardous pesticide washings by carbon filtration for disposal (T29)

            30. 30.Recovery of silver (T30)

            31. 31.Recovery of monopropylene glycol from aircraft antifreeze fluids (T31)

            32. 32.Treatment of waste in a biobed or biofilter (T32)

            33. 33.Recovery of central heating oil by filtration (T33)

        4. CHAPTER 4 Disposal of waste

          1. SECTION 1

            Introductory

            1. 1.The descriptions in this Chapter— (a) are set out in...

            2. 2.The specific conditions for each description in this Chapter are...

            3. 3.The general condition for all descriptions in this Chapter is...

          2. SECTION 2

            Descriptions and specific conditions

            1. 1.Deposit of waste from dredging of inland waters (D1)

            2. 2.Deposit of waste from a railway sanitary convenience (D2)

            3. 3.Deposit of waste from a portable sanitary convenience (D3)

            4. 4.Deposit of agricultural waste consisting of plant tissue under a Plant Health notice (D4)

            5. 5.Depositing samples of waste for the purposes of testing or analysing them (D5)

            6. 6.Disposal by incineration (D6)

            7. 7.Burning waste in the open (D7)

            8. 8.Burning waste at a port under a Plant Health notice (D8)

        5. CHAPTER 5 Storage of waste other than at the place of production pending its recovery or reuse

          1. SECTION 1

            Introductory

            1. 1.The descriptions in this Chapter are set out in the...

            2. 2.The specific conditions for each of the descriptions in this...

            3. 3.The general conditions for all descriptions in this Chapter are...

          2. SECTION 2

            Descriptions and specific conditions

            1. 1.Storage of waste in secure containers (S1)

            2. 2.Storage of waste in a secure place (S2)

            3. 3.Storage of sludge (S3)

      2. PART 2 Exempt water discharge activities: descriptions and conditions

        1. 1.Vegetation management activities

        2. 2.Small discharges of sewage effluent

      3. PART 3 Exempt groundwater activities: descriptions and conditions

        1. 1.Interpretation of Part 3

        2. 2.Discharge of small quantities of substances for scientific purposes

        3. 3.Small discharges of sewage effluent

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Application to the Crown

      1. 1.Crown application

      2. 2.Contravention of these Regulations by the Crown

      3. 3.Entry to Crown premises

      4. 4.Service on certain Crown operators

      5. 5.Application of this Schedule to certain radioactive substances activities

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Environmental permits

      1. PART 1 Grant, variation, transfer and surrender of environmental permits

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Making an application

        3. 3.Withdrawing an application

        4. 4.Further information in respect of a duly-made application

        5. 5.Public participation: scope

        6. 6.Public participation in relation to certain applications

        7. 7.Calculation of the consultation communication period

        8. 8.Public participation in relation to regulator-initiated variations

        9. 9.Consultation: conditions mentioned in regulation 15(1)

        10. 10.Consultation with other member States

        11. 11.Duty to consider representations

        12. 12.Duty to determine an application

        13. 13.Identity and competence of the operator

        14. 14.Surrender applications

        15. 15.Time limits for determination

        16. 16.Calculation of the relevant period

        17. 17.Notification of a determination or decision

        18. 18.Date of effect of certain determinations and decisions

        19. 19.Form of certain determinations and decisions: consolidation of permits

      2. PART 2 Compensation in relation to conditions affecting certain interests in land

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Entitlement to compensation

        3. 3.Loss and damage for which compensation is payable

        4. 4.Date when entitlement to compensation arises

        5. 5.Application for compensation

        6. 6.Assessment of the amount to be paid by way of compensation

        7. 7.Payment of compensation

        8. 8.Interest payable on compensation

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Appeals to the appropriate authority

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Making an appeal

      3. 3.Time limit for making an appeal

      4. 4.Notice to affected and interested persons

      5. 5.Hearing before an appointed person

      6. 6.Notice of determination of an appeal

      7. 7.Procedure following the quashing of a determination of an appropriate authority

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Part A installations and Part A mobile plant

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of regulator’s functions: general

      4. 4.Applications for the grant of an environmental permit

      5. 5.Exercise of relevant functions

      6. 6.Public participation

      7. 7.Review of environmental permits

      8. 8.Developments in best available techniques

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Part B installations and Part B mobile plant

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of regulator’s functions: general

      4. 4.Applications for the grant of an environmental permit

      5. 5.Exercise of relevant functions

      6. 6.Review of environmental permits

      7. 7.Developments in best available techniques

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Waste operations

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Grant of an environmental permit for a relevant waste operation: requirement for prior planning permission

      4. 4.Exercise of relevant functions: all waste operations

      5. 5.Exercise of relevant functions: disposal of waste

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Landfill

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation: general

      3. 3.Applications for the grant of an environmental permit

      4. 4.Inspection prior to operation

      5. 5.Exercise of relevant functions

      6. 6.Interpretation of the Landfill Directive for the exercise of relevant functions

      7. 7.Interpretation of the Decision Annex for the exercise of relevant functions: general

      8. 8.Interpretation of the Decision Annex for the exercise of relevant functions: additional acceptance criteria relating to physical stability and bearing capacity of granular waste

      9. 9.Interpretation of the Decision Annex for the exercise of relevant functions: additional acceptance criteria in relating to monolithic waste

      10. 10.Closure of a landfill

      11. 11.Surrender applications

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      Waste motor vehicles

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      Waste electrical and electronic equipment

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      Waste incineration

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Applications for the grant of an environmental permit

      4. 4.Exercise of relevant functions

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      SED installations

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      Large combustion plants

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

    16. SCHEDULE 16

      Asbestos

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

    17. SCHEDULE 17

      Titanium dioxide

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

    18. SCHEDULE 18

      Petrol vapour recovery

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Exercise of relevant functions

    19. SCHEDULE 19

      Waste batteries and accumulators

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Exercise of relevant functions

    20. SCHEDULE 20

      Mining waste operations

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Applications for grant or variation of an environmental permit

      4. 4.Review of environmental permits

      5. 5.Classification of mining waste facilities

      6. 6.Inspections

      7. 7.Exercise of relevant functions

      8. 8.Public participation

      9. 9.Derogation from requirements

      10. 10.Closure of a mining waste facility

      11. 11.Inventory of closed mining waste facilities

      12. 12.Developments in best available techniques

      13. 13.Planning permission requirements and conditions

      14. 14.Applications for grant or variation of an environmental permit for a Category A mining waste facility

    21. SCHEDULE 21

      Water discharge activities

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Meaning of “water discharge activity”

      4. 4.Highway drains – notice requiring environmental permit

      5. 5.Discharge of trade effluent or sewage effluent into lake or pond – notice requiring environmental permit

      6. 6.Liability resulting from discharge of sewage effluent from public sewer

    22. SCHEDULE 22

      Groundwater activities

      1. 1.Application

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Meaning of “groundwater activity”

      4. 4.Meaning of “hazardous substance”

      5. 5.Meaning of “non-hazardous pollutant”

      6. 6.Exercise of relevant functions

      7. 7.Applications for grant of environmental permit

      8. 8.Groundwater activities for which a permit may be granted

      9. 9.Prohibition notice

      10. 10.Notice requiring environmental permit

      11. 11.Notice in relation to a highway drain

      12. 12.Notice in relation to a domestic septic tank or sewage treatment plant

      13. 13.Guidance

      14. 14.Liability resulting from discharge of sewage effluent from public sewer

    23. SCHEDULE 23

      Radioactive substances activities

      1. PART 1 Application

        1. 1.Application

      2. PART 2 Interpretation

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Interpretation: radioactive material

        3. 3.Interpretation: waste

        4. 4.Interpretation: radioactive waste

        5. 5.(1) Subject to paragraphs 6 and 7, “radioactive substances activity”...

        6. 6.(1) Paragraph 5(2)(a) does not apply to the activity carried...

        7. 7.In determining whether any radioactive material is kept or used...

      3. PART 3 The Basic Safety Standards Directive

        1. SECTION 1

          Exposures and doses

          1. 1.In respect of a radioactive substances activity that relates to...

          2. 2.(1) In exercising those relevant functions in relation to the...

        2. SECTION 2

          Interventions

          1. 3.Radioactive waste: power of the Secretary of State to provide facilities for disposal or accumulation

          2. 4.Radioactive waste: power of disposal by the regulator

      4. PART 4 The HASS Directive

        1. SECTION 1

          Security of sources

          1. 1.Interpretation

          2. 2.Site security: inspection

          3. 3.Site security: security measures and advice

        2. SECTION 2

          Advice and assistance in relation to orphan sources

          1. 4.Advice and assistance in respect of orphan sources

        3. SECTION 3

          Exercise of relevant functions and matters in relation to orphan sources

          1. 5.General

          2. 6.Records and inspections

          3. 7.Training and information

          4. 8.Orphan sources

      5. PART 5 Conditions in environmental permits

        1. 1.Posting on premises of environmental permits

    24. SCHEDULE 24

      Public registers

      1. 1.Matters to be included in a public register

      2. 2.Information no longer relevant for public participation

      3. 3.Formal cautions

    25. SCHEDULE 25

      Waste and extractive waste

      1. PART 1 Interpretation

        1. 1.Interpretation: general

        2. 2.Interpretation: specified functions

      2. PART 2 Requirements of authorities

        1. 1.Exercise of specified functions: all waste operations

        2. 2.Exercise of specified functions: disposal of waste

        3. 3.Periodic inspections

        4. 4.Requirements applying to planning authorities

      3. PART 3 Operations to which section 33(1)(a) of the 1990 Act does not apply: descriptions and conditions

        1. 1.General

        2. 2.Temporary storage at the place of production

        3. 3.Temporary storage of waste at a place controlled by the producer

        4. 4.Temporary storage at a collection point

    26. SCHEDULE 26

      Consequential amendments

      1. PART 1 Public General Acts

        1. 1.Continental Shelf Act 1964

        2. 2.Nuclear Installations Act 1965

        3. 3.Control of Pollution Act 1974

        4. 4.Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975

        5. 5.Environmental Protection Act 1990

        6. 6.Atomic Weapons Establishment Act 1991

        7. 7.Water Industry Act 1991

        8. 8.Water Resources Act 1991

        9. 9.Water Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1991

        10. 10.Clean Air Act 1993

        11. 11.Radioactive Substances Act 1993

        12. 12.Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995

        13. 13.Environment Act 1995

        14. 14.Finance Act 1996

        15. 15.Food Standards Act 1999

        16. 16.Finance Act 2000

        17. 17.Energy Act 2004

        18. 18.Income Tax (Trading and Other Income) Act 2005

        19. 19.Energy Act 2008

        20. 20.Corporation Tax Act 2009

      2. PART 2 Subordinate legislation

        1. 1.The Regulations as to Cremation (1930)

        2. 2.The Deposits in the Sea (Exemptions) Order 1985

        3. 3.The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987

        4. 4.The Civil Jurisdiction (Offshore Activities) Order 1987

        5. 5.The Radioactive Substances (Hospitals) Exemption Order 1990

        6. 6.The Controlled Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles) Regulations 1991

        7. 7.The Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991

        8. 8.The Controlled Waste Regulations 1992

        9. 9.The Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994

        10. 10.The Urban Waste Water Treatment Regulations 1994

        11. 11.The Landfill Tax Regulations 1996

        12. 12.Control of Pollution (Applications, Appeals and Registers) Regulations 1996

        13. 13.The Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) Regulations 1999

        14. 14.The Water Protection Zone (River Dee Catchment) Designation Order 1999

        15. 15.The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999

        16. 16.The Weighing Equipment (Automatic Gravimetric Filling Instruments) Regulations 2000

        17. 17.The Non-automatic Weighing Instruments Regulations 2000

        18. 18.The Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001

        19. 19.The Weighing Equipment (Automatic Rail-weighbridges) Regulations 2003

        20. 20.The End-of-Life Vehicles Regulations 2003

        21. 21.The Weighing Equipment (Automatic Catchweighing Instruments) Regulations 2003

        22. 22.The Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (England and Wales) Regulations 2003

        23. 23.The Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2005

        24. 24.The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2005

        25. 25.The Hazardous Waste (Wales) Regulations 2005

        26. 26.The Volatile Organic Compounds in Paints, Varnishes and Vehicle Refinishing Products Regulations 2005

        27. 27.The Railways Infrastructure (Access and Management) Regulations 2005

        28. 28.The Waste Management (England and Wales) Regulations 2006

        29. 29.The Measuring Instruments (Automatic Rail-weighbridges) Regulations 2006

        30. 30.The Measuring Instruments (Automatic Catchweighers) Regulations 2006

        31. 31.The Measuring Instruments (Automatic Gravimetric Filling Instruments) Regulations 2006

        32. 32.The Contaminated Land (England) Regulations 2006

        33. 33.The Contaminated Land (Wales) Regulations 2006

        34. 34.The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2006

        35. 35.The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007

        36. 36.The Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Regulations 2007

        37. 37.The Large Combustion Plants (National Emission Reduction Plan) Regulations 2007

        38. 38.The Persistent Organic Pollutants Regulations 2007

        39. 39.The Environmental Damage (England) Regulations 2009

        40. 40.The Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009

    27. SCHEDULE 27

      Revocations

    28. SCHEDULE 28

      Repeals

  10. Explanatory Note

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