SEPA consultation on use of gypsum to improve soil conditionsSEPA is planning to provide new guidance on the use of gypsum on land, but wishes to consult first to understand the impacts on business. Deadline 7th July 2017.
Consultation on Proposals for an Integrated Authorisation FrameworkSEPA and Scottish Government are consulting on plans for a single authorisation framework to bring together all the permissioning arrangements for SEPA’s four main regulatory (water, waste, radioactive substances and Pollution Prevention and Control) into a integrated permissioning structure and under a single standardised procedure. Deadline 12th April 2017.
SEPA Consultation on Food Waste ManagementSEPA are consulting on their proposed new guidance on Food Waste Management in Scotland and a review of SEPA’s end-of-waste positions for compost and anaerobic digestate. Deadline for responses 29th June.
Call for evidence on Treasury policy on meeting recycling targetThe Environmental Audit Committee calls for additional written evidence on HM Treasury’s contribution to meeting waste and recycling targets to help inform its inquiry into sustainability and HM Treasury. Closing date 9th June.
Consultation on proposed changes to landspreading and waste storage standard rulesThe EA wants your views on this draft business engagement assessment which considers the financial impacts of a proposal to revise standard rules that authorise the landspreading of waste on land for recovery, and separate standard rules that authorise the storage of waste destined for landspreading. Deadline 14th February.
SEPA consultation on financial provision for waste management activitiesSEPA consultation on changes to requirements for applicants to demonstrate financial provision for waste management activities. Deadline 4th December.
Fire Prevention Plans ConsultationThe EA are updating their current guidance on fire prevention plans and welcome your views on the principles of the updated guidance. Deadline 4th March 2016
APHA consultation on introduction of new feesThis consultation covers proposals to introduce new fees for statutory services delivered by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) across England, Scotland and Wales. Deadline: 7th December 2015.
Natural Resources Wales Consultation on Charging SchemeNatural Resources Wales are seeking views and opinions on proposals for their fees and charges for 2016-17. Closes 26th November 2015.
REA responds to Cutting Red Tape ConsultationREA respond to the Government's Cutting Red Tape consultation.
EC consultation on waste marketsThe REA has responded to this European Commission consultation on the nature and extent of regulatory failures that cause undue distortions to EU waste markets for recycling and recovery. Deadline was 04/09/2015.
Circular Economy Consultation - ScotlandThis consultation explores the priorities for building a more circular economy – where products and materials are kept in high value use for as long as possible. Deadline for responses: 30th October 2015.
Consultation on Circular EconomyREA has responded to the Commission's consultation on the Circular Economy. Deadline: 20th August 2015.
Consultation on the revised Waste Duty of Care Code of PracticeDefra and the Welsh Government published a consultation on the revised Waste Duty of Care Code of Practice. They invite your views and comments on whether the revised Duty of Care Code of Practice provides simple, clear and fit for purpose guidance. Deadline is 21st September 2015.
SEPA Consultation on Enforcement Policy and GuidanceSEPA consultation on new enforcement policy and guidance. Deadline 22nd October.
SEPA charging scheme consultationConsultation on Proposals for a New Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) Regulatory Charging Scheme. Deadline: 17th September 2015.
Defra consultation on waste crime and proposals to enhance enforcement powers at regulated facilitiesDefra are seeking views on enhancing enforcement powers and other measures to tackle waste crime and persistent poor performance in England and Wales. Closing date 6th May.
Standard Rules Consultation No. 12 – new and revised standard rules setsThe REA’s response to this consultation by the EA on amending the Standard Rules for Fire Prevention Plans
SEPA consultation on BAT for CompostingSEPA have published a consultation on the development of guidance for the best available techniques (BAT) for composting. Deadline 27th Feb 2015.
EA consultation on Standard Rules No 12The EA have issued a consultation on their Standard Rules No 12 detailing their proposed new and revised rule sets and risk assessments. Deadline for responses: 6th March 2015.
Waste classification and assessment - ConsultationLegal changes to the List of Waste and Hazardous Waste criteria are expected to apply from 1st June 2015. The Environment Agency is seeking your views on the changes.
Consultation on Environment Agency Charges for 2015/16The EA are inviting comments on their charging proposals for 2015 for their Environmental Permitting Regulation (EPR) and Abstraction charging schemes.
Consultation on landfill tax: liability of waste 'fines'Consultation on proposals for the new 'loss on ignition' test that will help landfill site operators determine the correct tax liability of fines. Deadline: 19th September 2014.
REA response to COMAH consultationREA response to the Health & Safety Executive Consultation on Consultation on draft COMAH Regulations 2015 to implement the Seveso III Directive 2012/18/EU on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances
Consultation on new enforcement measures for SEPANew Environmental Enforcement Framework - Consultation on New Enforcement Measures for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and the Relevant Offences Order. Includes REA response.
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