The Environment Agency is consulting on a revision to Technical Guidance Note EPR 5.06; Guidance for the recovery and disposal of hazardous and non‑hazardous waste. Consultation closes on 6th April. https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/environment-and-business/appropriate-measures-for-chemical-waste/
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is consulting on changes to two sets of regulations concerning the prevention of pollution from merchant shipping. These are the Merchant Shipping (prevention of pollution by garbage from ships) Regulations 2020 https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/consultation-on-the-draft-merchant-shipping-prevention-of-pollution-by-garbage-from-ships-regulations-2020 and the Merchant Shipping (prevention of pollution by sewage from ships) Regulations 2020 https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/consultation-on-the-draft-merchant-shipping-prevention-of-pollution-by-sewage-from-ships-regulations-2020. Both consultations close on 30th March.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s (MCA) is reviewing documents relating to Offshore Renewable Energy Installations taking account of the rapid expansion in the renewables industry over the last few years. The consultation covers three documents:Guidance on Navigational Practice, Safety and Emergency Response for Offshore Renewable Energy Installations (OREIs) Guidance to Mariners operating in the vicinity of UK OREIs Revised Methodology for assessing the Navigational Safety and Emergency Response of Offshore Renewable Energy Installations