The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2008 brings together waste management licensing (WML) and pollution prevention and control (PPC) and delivers a common approach to applying for permits, their maintenance, surrender, and enforcement.
There are different categories of permit in England and Wales:
Part A (1) - Regulated by the Environment Agency
Part A (2) - Regulated by local councils
Part B - Regulated by local councils
Examples of activities that are regulated under Part A include:
producing and handling organic chemicals such as hydrocarbons, plastic materials and diisocyanates
producing and handling inorganic chemicals such as ammonia, hydroxide bases, metal oxides and nitric acid
producing and processing chemical fertilisers and biocides
producing pharmaceutical products
Examples of activities that are regulated under Part B include:
We are required to consult the public on new applications for environmental permits, and on any applications involving a substantial change to existing environmental permits.
For more information, please contact us on 01543 308000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Detailed information regarding environmental permitting can be found on the following websites: