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EA consultation on Standard Rules No 12The EA have issued a consultation on their Standard Rules No 12 detailing their proposed new and revised rule sets and risk assessments. Deadline for responses: 6th March 2015.
Waste classification and assessment - ConsultationLegal changes to the List of Waste and Hazardous Waste criteria are expected to apply from 1st June 2015. The Environment Agency is seeking your views on the changes.
Defra's consultation on the derogation allowed for small quantities of Cat 3This is a consultation from EU and subsequently Defra on the small quantities of Cat 3 derogation, from such places as butchers.
Environment Agency consultation on Article 14 cost-benefit assessment guidanceThe Environment Agency has launched a consultation on changes to the H2 Energy Efficiency Guidance
Welsh Government’s third stage consultation on waste guidanceLast June the Welsh Government released the third consultation on the guidance on recycling, preparation for re-use and composting targets. The consultation ends on 4th October 2013.
Consultation on British Standard for Sub-SoilsBSI's public/industry consultation on its draft British Standard for sub-soils (BS 8601) has begun. Their deadline for receipt of comments is 30th September 2013.
Consultation on the Waste Prevention Programme for EnglandPrior to finalising the Waste Prevention Programme for England the Government is seeking views on the proposed vision, priorities, metrics and roles which aim to reduce the amount of waste produced across the economy. The findings from this exercise will be used to inform the final Programme, which will be published along with a summary of evidence by the end of 2013. The Devolved Administrations are developing their own Waste Prevention Programmes which will be published separately. This consultation runs until 23rd September 2013.
Planning for Sustainable Waste Management - ConsultationUpdated national waste planning policy: Planning for sustainable waste management - Consultation. Deadline for comments: 16th September 2013
EA seeks industry's views on the draft sector guidance on anaerobic digestionThe EA is to publish interim industry guidance notes for AD, composting and MBT processes. These will be considered as BATs and reviewed annually and after publication of European BREFs/BATs.
EC Consultative Communication on the Sustainable Use of PhosphorusThe purpose of this Consultative Communication is to draw attention to the sustainability of phosphorus use and to initiate a debate on the state of play and the actions that should be considered. It is not designed with specific legislation on phosphorus in mind. This action was announced in the Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe1 and should be seen as part of the overall drive to improve resource efficiency in the EU and worldwide
Possible charges for AHVLA servicesDefra has invited views on a possible charging scheme for inspection under the Animal By-products regulations. Industry feedback needed.
Proposals to review HSE’s Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs)This consultation sets out HSE’s proposals to review its Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs) as recommended by Professor Löfstedt’s independent review of health and safety legislation ‘Reclaiming health and safety for all’.
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