6th February 2020

EA consultation on chemical waste

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.

3rd February 2020

MCA consultation on prevention of pollution from merchant shipping

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 and the Merchant Shipping (prevention of pollution by sewage from ships) Regulations 2020 Both consultations close on 30th March.


22nd January 2020

MCA Consult on documents relating to offshore renewables

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

Consultation closes 13th April.