Consultation on assessing and scoring permit complianceThe EA has launched a consultation on some changes to the way they assess and score permit compliance.
These changes will form part of an ongoing, five-year, strategic programme known as Performance Based Regulation. They are committed to streamlining and simplifying how they assess permit compliance, with a view to making it more consistent and proportionate to the level of risk or impact.
Waste Crime Consultation submission from the REAUsing feedback from members, the REA has submitted its response to the Consultation on Waste Crime and Exemptions. The REA seeks a sector that is proportionately regulated and that does not favour those that seek to work outside of the law.
REA submission to House of Commons EAC on the 25 yr Environment PlanThe ORG has submitted its response to the Environment Audit Committee in respect to the 25 Year Environment Plan
SEPA Integrated Authorisation Framework ConsultationFollow up consultation on the regulations and supporting guidance that will enable an Integrated Authorisation Framework approach. Closes 23rd November 2017.
SEPA consultation on Compliance Assessment and Charging SchemesTwo SEPA consultations, one on the new compliance assessment scheme and one on the proposed new charging scheme. Deadline for comments: 3rd November 2017.
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.
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