15th December 2017

SSI 2017/451

The Electricity Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017. Comes into force 18th December. These regulations amend The Electricity Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 (SSI 2017/101). The definition of an “EIA development” is amended. Amendments are also made to Regulation 28.

14th December 2017

EU 2017/2313

Commission Implementing Regulation. Comes into force 14th December 2019. This regulation sets out the format specifications of the plant passport for movement within the Union territory and the plant passport for introduction into, and movement within, a protected zone.

14th December 2017

SSI 2017/446

The Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017. Coming into force 19th December. These Regulations amend the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/360). These Regulations add provisions relating to medium combustion plants (“MCPs”). They transpose Directive (EU) 2015/2193 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the limittion of certain pollutants into the air from medium combustion plants, which lays down rules to control emissions of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and dust from MCPs. These Regulations also amend The Air Quality Standards (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (SSI 2010/204).