consultations

21st March 2017

HMRC consultation

HMRC is consulting on whether to bring illegal waste sites within the scope of Landfill Tax. Consultation closes 5th May.  https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/landfill-tax-extending-the-scope-to-illegal-disposals

17th March 2017

DEFRA consultation on POPs

DEFRA is consulting on The UK National Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants – 2017. Consultation closes 14th April. https://consult.defra.gov.uk/eu-environment/uk-nip-for-stockholm-convention-on-pops-2017/

16th March 2017

DEFRA consultation on aspects of Local Authority environmental regulation.

DEFRA is also consulting a number of aspects of the Local Authority (LA) environmental regulation which impact on the level of regulatory activity required of LAs. Consultation closes 13th April. https://consult.defra.gov.uk/industrial-pollution-control/local-authority-env-reg-fees-charges/