UK: Pollution control regime: regulations and guidance
Richard Poynton rounds off his series on integrated pollution prevention and control (IPPC) and how it impacts on the food industry.Operators of installations likely to be regulated under the new Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) regime have had a long wait. The Pollution Prevention and Control (England and Wales) Regulations 2000, which were expected in October last year, finally emerged in April, in a last draft form for comment.Hot on the heels of these draft regulations, the Environment Agency, which will regulate the Part A1 Permits applicable to the majority of food industry installations, published its 'Regulatory Package'. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency intends to produce a 'package' similar to the EA's with respect to IPPC at some time in the future and will be issuing 'practical guidance' on IPPC in July.Food Industry News has already reported the main events in the UK's. implementation of the EU Directive on IPPC (see September 1998, February, June and October 1999). This article is an update covering the significant points for food sector operators revealed by the draft Regulations and provides a brief outline of the EA's guidance package.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 17 years of archives.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- General Mills sales woes continue - analysis
- Why personalisation will take-off in US food
- US food next wave on display at Winter Fancy Food
- Analysis: Chocolate sector's deforestation pledge
- Comment: Meal kits in US - don't believe the hype
- Kraft Heinz cuts jobs in US, Canada
- Mondelez set for union crosshairs next week
- Brazil seeks to cool concerns over meat probe
- Mondelez plays down impact of union action
- US meal delivery service Blue Apron buys BN Ranch