Technical Guidance Note, No EPR 8.01 - How to comply with your environmental permit.
The Environment Agency have released the new Technical Guidance Note 8.01 'How to comply with your environmental permit. Additional guidance for: spreading waste to land operations'.
The Guidance note describes the standards and measures that businesses can take to control the risk of harm to health and pollution to the environment from the most frequent situations encountered in the waste management and process industries.
This note provides additional guidance for businesses involved in spreading waste materials on land, permit holders and their contractors, waste producers and for farmers on whose land waste is spread. The impact of waste activities on a site must be considered for all sensitive receptors including harm to humans, soil, surface watercourses, groundwater, animals and habitats.
The documents can be viewed via the links below;
Technical Guidance Note, No EPR 8.01 Appendix A – Benefits and negative impacts of wastes commonly applied to land (Version 1)
Technical Guidance Note, No EPR 8.01 Appendix B – Soil descriptions and adjusting the soil properties (Version 1)
Technical Guidance Note, No EPR 8.01 Appendix C – Guidance on the effects of metals in soils (Version 1)
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