The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) was launched on 1 October 2014. It merges the former Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) with parts of the Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) to create a single agency responsible for animal, plant and bee health.
SEPA have published guidance on composting and bioaerosols - distance from sensitive receptors detailing when measures should be put in place to restrict the emissions of bioearosols from composting sites.
In an article in the CIWM Journal, REA's chief executive, Dr Nina Skorupska sets out how industry led initiatives and Government policy can help realise the potential for renewable technologies in the circular economy.
In light of imminent implementation of Industrial Emission Directive (IED) the guidance documents are intended to provide a background source of information and create a basis for Best Available Technique (BAT) guidance for industry,