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Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 1154 of 2016).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
England
Document type
Regulation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Environment gen., Land & soil, Mineral resources, Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Radiation Pollution control Authorization/permit EIA Enforcement/compliance Disasters Soil conservation/soil improvement Mining Waste disposal Waste management Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Effluent waste water/discharge Groundwater Flood Waterworks
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations provide a consolidated system of environmental permitting in England and Wales. They transpose provisions of 15 Directives which impose obligations required to be delivered through permits or capable of being delivered through permits. They define the term “regulated facility” and require every regulated facility to be operated under the authority of an environmental permit. They also: set out the procedures in relation to environmental permits; provide with respect to administ

Full text
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Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: Basic legislation, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Effluent waste water/discharge, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Ozone layer, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 2003/122/Euratom on the control of high-activity sealed radioactive sources and orphan sources.

Legislation | European Union | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Radiation, Authorization/permit, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste and repealing certain Directives.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Solid waste, Sustainable development, Precautionary principle, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Public health, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Policy/planning, Public participation, Basic legislation, Recycling/reuse, Packaging/labelling, Hazardous waste, Registration, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Organic waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Radioactive Substances Act 1993 (c. 12).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1993

Keyword: Registration, Radiation, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Offences/penalties, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Resources Act 1991 (Chapter 57).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1991

Keyword: Tax/levy, Basic legislation, Institution, Inland waters, Navigation, Irrigation, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Flood, Water shortage/drought, Freshwater resources management, River basin institution, Waterworks, Water abstraction, Authorization/permit, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Chapter 43).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1990

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Environmental planning, Education, Soil pollution/quality, Waste management, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment Act 1995 (Chapter 25).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1995

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Framework law, Basic legislation, Institution, Pollution control, Environmental planning, EIA, Offences/penalties, Cultural heritage, Marine fisheries, Soil pollution/quality, Certification, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Soil rehabilitation, Waste management, Flood, Drainage/land reclamation, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Protected area, Policy/planning, National parks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Industry Act 1991 (Chapter 56).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1991

Keyword: Water supply, Sewerage, Institution, Waterworks, Potable water, Effluent waste water/discharge, Water charges, Industrial water use, Irrigation, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 675 of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010 | Repealed

Keyword: Radiation, Pollution control, Authorization/permit, EIA, Enforcement/compliance, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Mining, Waste disposal, Waste management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Groundwater

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Environmental Protection (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England and Wales) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 1227 of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Pollution control, Offences/penalties, Radiation, Waste management, Waste disposal, Flood

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. 110 of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Pollution control, Emissions, Air quality/air pollution, Authorization/permit, EIA, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 1075 of 2017).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2017

Keyword: Radiation, Public health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX