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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010

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

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1.—(1) The descriptions in this Part are set out in the first sub-paragraph of each paragraph.

(2) The conditions for an operation of each description are set out in the second sub-paragraph of each paragraph.

Temporary storage at the place of production

2.—(1) The temporary storage of any waste at the place of production, pending its collection.

(2) For the purposes of this paragraph, the conditions are—

(a)no waste is stored for longer than 12 months; and

(b)the waste is stored in a secure place.

Temporary storage of waste at a place controlled by the producer

3.—(1) The temporary storage of any waste, pending its collection, at a place controlled by the producer of the waste.

(2) For the purposes of this paragraph, the conditions are—

(a)the producer has control over the waste and the storage place;

(b)the waste does not contain or consist of—

(i)unbonded asbestos, or

(ii)any substance with a flash point of less than 21 degrees Celsius;

(c)the operation is not carried on in the course of providing a waste management service to another person;

(d)the waste is stored in a secure place;

(e)where more than one type of waste is stored, the types are not mixed;

(f)no waste is stored for longer than 3 months;

(g)in relation to non-liquid waste, the total quantity stored at any one time does not exceed 50 cubic metres; and

(h)in relation to liquid waste—

(i)the total quantity stored at any one time does not exceed 1,000 litres,

(ii)the waste is stored in a container with secondary containment.

Temporary storage at a collection point

4.—(1) The temporary storage of waste at a collection point for the purposes of recovering or disposing of the waste elsewhere.

(2) For the purposes of this paragraph, the conditions are that—

(a)the waste does not contain or consist of—

(i)asbestos,

(ii)any substance with a flash point of less than 21 degrees Celsius;

(b)the waste is stored in a secure container;

(c)where more than one type of waste is stored, the types are not mixed;

(d)in relation to WEEE, the total quantity of waste stored at any one time does not exceed 30 cubic metres;

(e)in relation to non-hazardous waste that —

(i)is not WEEE, and

(ii)is to be recovered elsewhere,

the total quantity of waste stored any one time does not exceed 50 cubic metres; and

(f)in relation to waste not covered by paragraph (d) or (e), the total quantity of waste stored at any one time does not exceed 5 cubic metres.

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