The Pollution Prevention and Control (Industrial Emissions) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018. Comes into force 20th March. These regulations amend the Pollution Prevention and Control (Industrial Emissions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 (SR 2013/160). These Regulations introduce provisions relating to medium combustion plants (MCP), combustion plant with a rated thermal input equal to or greater than 1 megawatt but less than 50 MW. They transpose the European Union’s Medium Combustion Plant Directive, which lays down rules to control emissions of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and dust from MCPs.