SI 2018/1227. The Environmental Protection (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England and Wales) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 7th January 2019. These Regulations make amendments to the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c. 43) and the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/1154). Amendments to SI 2016/1154 cover new conditions for environmental permits authorising certain waste operations, amendments relating to flood risk activities and an amendment relating to radioactive substances activities.