consultations

5th May 2018

EA Consultation

The Environment Agency is consulting on new and revised standard rules environmental permits to cover operation of medium combustion plant (MCP) and emission controls on generators. Consultation closes on 15th June.  https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/environmental-permitting/standard-rules-consultation-no-17/.  The EA would like to know, from interested parties, if a single standard permit should be issued to an operator to cover a number of locations for the new medium combustion plants (MCP) standard rule sets.

24th April 2018

EU consultation on machine tools and welding equipment.

The European Commission is consulting on potential measures for regulating the environmental impact of machine tools and welding equipment.  Consultation closes 10th July. https://ec.europa.eu/info/consultations/public-consultation-potential-measures-regulating-environmental-impact-machine-tools-and-welding-equipment_en

12th April 2018

Consultation on changes to flood risk exemptions

DEFRA and the Welsh Government are consulting on proposals to make changes to some of the flood risk exemptions and exclusions in the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/1154). Consultation closes 20th June. https://consult.defra.gov.uk/flooding/environmental-permitting-regulations/