Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Permits

Pollution prevention and control (PPC) regulates certain types of business, such as those carrying out:

  • power generation
  • manufacturing and other industrial activities
  • waste management activities
  • intensive pig and poultry farming
  • activities involving solvents
  • the operation of a landfill site.


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