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Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 2394 of 2008).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
England
Document type
Regulation
Date
2008
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Policy/planning Water conservation zone Pollution control
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations concern control of the application of nitrogen fertilizer in nitrate sensitive areas. They continue to implement in England Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution by nitrates from agricultural sources by: (a) designating nitrate vulnerable zones and establishing an appeals procedure against the designation; (b) imposing annual limits on the amount of nitrogen from organic manure that may be used in a nitrate vulnerable zone; (c) requiring an occupier to plan in advance how much nitrogen fertilizer will be spread and to provide a risk map of the holding where the nitrogen fertilizer will be used; (d) establishing periods during which it is prohibited to spread nitrogen fertilizer; and (e) regulating how nitrogen fertilizer must be stored.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Legislation | 1991

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Protection of environment, Farming, Organic waste, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Farm Waste Grant (Nitrate Vulnerable Zones)(England) Scheme 2003 (S.I. No. 562 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Soil conservation/soil improvement, Waste disposal, Waste management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Subsidy/incentive, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Protection of Water Against Agricultural Nitrate Pollution (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 1289 of 2006).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2006

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Groundwater, Pollution control, Policy/planning, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Sensitive Areas (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 2138 of 1998).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1998

Keyword: Soil conservation/soil improvement, Subsidy/incentive, Farming

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Sensitive Areas (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 744 of 2002).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2002

Keyword: Soil conservation/soil improvement, Subsidy/incentive

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Protection of Water Against Agricultural Nitrate Pollution (England and Wales) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 888).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1996

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Policy/planning, Water conservation zone, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Sensitive Areas (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 3105).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1996

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water conservation zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Sensitive Areas Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 1729 of 1994).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1994

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Fertilizers/nutrients, Subsidy/incentive, Farming, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Sensitive Areas (Amendment) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 1708 of 1995).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1995

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Subsidy/incentive, Fertilizers/nutrients, Farming

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Sensitive Areas (Amendment) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 990 of 1997).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1997

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Subsidy/incentive, Zoning, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Sensitive Areas (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 2095 of 1995).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1995

Keyword: Soil conservation/soil improvement, Fertilizers/nutrients, Subsidy/incentive, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Sensitive Areas (Amendment) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 79 of 1998).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1998

Keyword: Soil conservation/soil improvement, Subsidy/incentive

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Action Programme for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (England and Wales) Regulations 1998 (S.I. no. 1202 of 1998).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1998

Keyword: Farming, Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Offences/penalties, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (Additional Designations) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 2614 of 2002).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2002

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Groundwater, Pollution control, Water conservation zone, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Nitrate Pollution Prevention (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 3160 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water conservation zone, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Civil Sanctions (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 1159 of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Pollution Prevention (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 1849 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Water conservation zone, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Protection of habitats, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Pollution Prevention (Designation and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 2619 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Farming, Soil pollution/quality, Agricultural land, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Pollution Prevention (Amendment) and Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 1001 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Marine pollution, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Transport/storage, Pollution control, Oil pollution, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Fertilizers/nutrients, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 668 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Agricultural development, Farming, Fertilizers/nutrients, Plant production, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Policy/planning, Water conservation zone, Groundwater, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX