Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Medium combustion plants (MCPs) are used to generate heat for large buildings (e.g. offices, hotels, hospitals, prisons) and industrial processes, as well as for power generation.
Affects operators of combustion plants that are between large combustion plants (> 50 MW) covered by the Industrial Emissions Directive and smaller appliances (< 1 MW) covered by the Ecodesign Directive.
Many of the Directive requirements are fixed. However there are some flexibilities for transposing into domestic legislation and it is these that the consultation focuses on.
The consultation is also seeking views on how to control nitrogen dioxide emissions from high emitting diesel generators.
Consultation closes 10 March 2017
0131 244 7813
A new framework for tackling waste has been unveiled by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), focussing on how SEPA will support a circular economy in Scotland.
One Planet Prosperity – A Waste to Resources Framework
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has published a short guide to the duty of care responsibilities including advice and information for waste producers, carriers and those accepting, storing and treating waste.
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We have recently updated and improved our guidance on Environmental Management Systems (EMS). You can find the guidance via the Environmental Topics tab or alternatively select the following link Environmental Management Systems (EMS).
NIEA and the CEF have developed a Regulatory Position to promote Sustainable re-use of natural excavated material from Greenfield sites.
The replacements for the PPGs are being developed. Now available GPP 2 Above Ground Oil Storage
SEPA is asking for your views on the proposals for integrated authorisations.
NEW GPP 24 now available: Stables, Kennels and Catteries
NetRegs has been nominated for 3 ENDS Awards with the result being revealed on the 4th of May.
Knowledge development category winners, see the END Awards
Any person intending to alter the use or management of areas of uncultivated or semi-natural land must obtain prior approval from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).
Read more on the DAERA website
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