It seeks views on proposed changes to standard rules and generic risk assessments. The standard rules permits are a way of regulating for operators and the Environment Agency, as well as protecting the environment from pollution.
The Environment Agency proposes to change standard rules for water discharges; materials recovery and recycling; waste electrical and electronic equipment; storage of electrical insulating oils; metal recovery / scrap metal; onshore oil and gas exploration and mining; clarification on distances from springs, wells or boreholes.
This consultation from the Environment Agency runs from 28 June to 20 September 2018.
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