These Regulations are made under sections 18 and 58 of the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (2014 asp 3). They provide a framework for the authorisation of environmental activities (which are defined as regulated activities and currently include only radioactive substances activities) in Scotland. They repeal the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 (1993 c.12), and provide a new regulatory. SEPA is committed to supporting regulated businesses during COVID-19 and following EU Exit. Whilst SEPA remains impacted by a complex and sophisticated cyber-attack the organisation continues to maintain protections for Scotland's environment, communities and our people Scotland's bathing water classifications under the Bathing Waters (Scotland) Regulations 2008 are listed below. Classifications are calculated at the end of the bathing water season and apply to each bathing water for the duration of the following season. The data behind these classifications can be accessed and visualised using our bathing. These Regulations are made under section 20 of, and schedule 2 to, the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 3) (the Act). The Act transposed European Parliament and Council Directive 2000/60/EEC establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy (O.J. No. L 327, 22.12.2000, p.1) (the Directive)
You can read the Scottish Government regulations in full here. The following activities are covered by General Binding Rules (GBRs): The storage, transfer and application of slurry, manure and other fertilisers to land The storage and application of digestates and sewage sludge to lan Comply with the Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Scotland) Regulations 2003. notify SEPA at least 28 days before bringing into use any new, substantially enlarged or substantially reconstructed silo and silage effluent storage facility ensure the base of the silo, effluent tank and drains are impermeable Pollution to land, air and water can have serious health and environmental implications unless strictly controlled. We put regulations and strategies in place for controlling environmental pollution and emissions, and support the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and local authorities to implement these The Contaminated Land (Scotland) Regulations 2000. 11. The Landfill (Scotland) Regulations 2003. 12. The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2005. 13. The Water Environment (Oil Storage) (Scotland) Regulations 2006. 14. The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2006. 15 On Christmas Eve, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency confirmed that it was responding to a significant cyber-attack affecting its contact centre, internal systems, processes and communications. SEPA will not engage with likely international serious and organised criminals intent on disrupting public services and extorting public funds
NVZs in Scotland We review the designations every four years in line with the Nitrates Directive. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) monitors nitrate concentrations in surface and ground water on our behalf. There are currently five NVZs in Scotland
The documents you will find on the PPC Part A Public Register are all public register items under Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (PPC Part A). The documents are grouped into PPC permit bundles, with all documents relating to one site/operator. The bundles will be housed in a series of folders Regulations and guidance. The principle regulations that apply to crop production that SEPA is responsible for are the Water Environment (Controlled Activities)(Scotland) Regulations 2011 (CAR).These control activities such as fertiliser spreading, cultivation and pesticide application The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 20, 36(2) and (3) of, and schedule 2 to, the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003() (the Act) and section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972() and of all other powers enabling them to do so.In accordance with subsection (1) of section 21 of the Act, they have.
SEPA - Regulations Water. Data Source. Scotland's Marine Atlas: Overall Assessment (2011) Layer Information Page. Socio-economic - Oil Spill Contingency Planning (OSCP) Layer Information Page. Water Framework Directive (WFD) Waterbody Classification 2007-2017 (SEPA) NMPiLayer. Water environment hub Who will enforce the Regulations? The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) will enforce the Regulations. Key Dates. 13 May 2020: Regulations passed by the Scottish Parliament 1 January 2022: producers can register with SEPA and start to place deposit-bearing containers on the market 1 July 2022: the scheme goes live for consumers. All. Septic Tank Regulations in Scotland. All discharges both to ground and water, from septic tanks and sewage treatment plants, either new or existing, will have to be registered with the Environment Agency under the new EPP2 regulations (6th April, 2010). Septic Tank Regulations in Scotland discharges to watercourse will be refused
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is committed to supporting everyone it regulates during the Covid-19 outbreak, whilst maintaining protection of Scotland's environment. SEPA will listen, and quickly respond to challenges as they emerge and welcomes early discussions with operators to achieve shared solutions the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is a competent authority for Controlled Activities Regulations (CAR) licences; Our role in HRA. The competent authority checks a plan or project for likely significant effects on the European site, often with advice from NatureScot Return to SEPA homepage Registered Waste Carriers and Brokers Please note: If your registration is due to expire in the period between 24 December 2020 and 31 August 2021, SEPA will treat it as extended until 30 September 2021 SEPA stands for Single Euro Payments Area. SEPA money transfer is a payment system that simplifies bank transfers denominated in EUR. SEPA is an initiative by the European Union. As of January 2021 there are 36 SEPA countries: the 27 member states of the EU, Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Monaco, San Marino, Andorra and the UK
Rules for Scotland In Scotland, you must REGISTER a sewage discharge, both new and existing, with SEPA. If it is an existing discharge that has been in use since the 1st April 2006, then you can register it if it is for 15 people or less. If it was in use BEFORE this date, then you can register it if it is for 50 people or less . SEPA The Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (as amended) A Practical Guide (SEPA, 2017a); and SEPA Regulatory Method (WAT-RM-08), Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SEPA, 2017b) Flood Risk Guidanc Return to SEPA homepage; Private sewage treatment system (septic tank) registration check. Please complete the form below, providing as much information as possible. We'll carry out a search and let you know whether or not the system is already registered. If it is already registered, there will be no need to apply
- in Scotland, the SEPA Sheep Dipping Code of Practice for Scottish Farmers, Crofters and Contractors. NEW GPP 13 Vehicle washing and cleaning (April 2017) For washing and cleaning any vehicle using automatic wash systems, high pressure or steam cleaners and washing by hand. PPG 14: Marinas and crafts (this guidance was withdrawn Burning farm waste in Scotland. You must not burn non-natural farm waste, such as plastic and tyres, in the open. Contact your local SEPA office before you burn waste in a drum incinerator. You can use a drum incinerator in certain circumstances, but you must first register a paragraph 29 exemption with SEPA Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005. 10. Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013. PART 2 ENFORCEMENT OF REGULATIONS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITIES ETC. 11. Environmental Protection Act 1990. 12. Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995. 13. Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011. PART 3 PURPOSES OF SEPA. 14. Environment Act 1995. 15. Water Industry. The oil and gas decommissioning sector is an important emerging sector for Scotland, with huge potential to re-circulate valuable resources back into the economy. We want to work with the sector to help it put environmental protection and sustainable resource use at the heart of its development. The oil and gas decommissioning sector plan focuses on how we will do this, creating opportunities. In Scotland, you must pre-notify SEPA of a special waste movement if: it will be transported from the place where it is held to a location outwith Scotland; or it originates outwith Scotland and will be transported to a location in Scotland. Movements of special waste between sites in Scotland do not require pre-notification
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA; Scottish Gaelic: Buidheann Dìon Àrainneachd na h-Alba) is Scotland's environmental regulator and national flood forecasting, flood warning and strategic flood risk management authority. Its main role is to protect and improve Scotland's environment. SEPA does this by helping business and industry to understand their environmental. Scotland's environmental regulator, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), is reminding Scottish business that compliance with Scotland's environmental laws is non-negotiable, as an investigation it led has this week resulted in a prosecution and fine for an operator following a water pollution incident in Fife Requests made under Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) and the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (EIRs) are not handled by the media team. To submit a request for information under FOISA or the EIRs, please contact our Access to Information team via email at email@example.com
Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (PPC 2012). Policy Water Framework Directive (WFD) policy guidance 'The Future for Scotland's Waters, Guiding Principles on the Technical Requirements of the Water Framework Directive' (SEPA, 2002); an Scotland legislation & regulation. This page outlines legislation relating to SuDS for Scotland including: The Water Environment and Water Services (WEWS) (Scotland) Act 2003. SEPA regulatory process. Flood Risk Management Act 2009. (Scotland) Regulations 2004. PAN79: Water and Drainage This information applies to Scotland only. If you use a septic tank, you have to register it with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). If a repair is required to make the tank safe under the current water regulations and the owners can't agree, one owner can organise the repair by serving a notice on all the owners.. . SEPA will partner with other regulators, public and private sector organisations and communities to respond. Supporting national focus on food security, the provision of clean water and the maintenance of critical infrastructure and the support services on. New waste tyre regulations come into force. 29 March 2016. Tough new licensing rules, which will help the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) to crack down on illegitimate waste tyre operators, come into effect tomorrow (30 March 2016). All operators who store or process waste tyres will now be required to hold a licence following the.
The Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 - more commonly known as the Controlled Activity Regulations (CAR) - and their further amendments apply regulatory controls over activities which may affect Scotland's water environment. This legislation arose from the European Community (EC)'s Water Framework. This registration is free and the simple application form is available on the SEPA website. Duty of Care expands to include the Waste (Scotland) Regulations and non-compliance could risk a potential fine of up to £10,000, with SEPA able to issue fixed penalty notices the people of Scotland? SEPA‟s main concern would be a conflict with our duty to protect the water environment from abstractions under the Controlled Activity Regulations 2011 (CAR). As the Bill clearly sets out that it does not affect the requirements under CAR then we have no further . Water. A new firm, evidence-based regulatory framework has been introduced for Scotland's finfish aquaculture sector by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), one of a number of organisations regulating the sector. The framework will further strengthen the protection of the marine environment for the people of Scotland
Overview. Operators of Part A activities require a permit issued by SEPA under the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (PPC) in order to be able to undertake their activities Regulations and guidance. Radioactive substances activities. SEPA regulates the nuclear power generation and decommissioning sector for its radioactive substances activities involving the management of radioactive waste under the Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (EASR) SEPA and the NIEA have created information websites to keep you informed on the current situation. Find what you need to include and download examples of Waste Transfer Notes, one for Northern Ireland and one for Scotland. Complete waste transfer notes . by The Fish Site 26 March 2020, at 9:45am Scotland's salmon farming sector has welcomed the temporary regulatory flexibility agreed with SEPA and Marine Scotland to help manage the impacts of reduced staff availability and disruption to processing and retail distribution as a result of Covid-19. The SSPO and.
The main purpose of this event was to provide information and training to stakeholders on how SEPA will be implementing the requirements of the Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (EASR) and what they are required to do to apply for and comply with authorisations issued under these regulations, including compliance with standard conditions Applications advertised prior to April 2021, under the Water Environment (Controlled Activities (Scotland) Regulations 2011, can be found on the SEPA website Have your say The list of live aquaculture CAR applications consultations is below SEPA can give you guidance on consent for discharging trade effluent. Find your local SEPA office. Fines and penalties. Discharges made without consent can: damage the sewers; damage sewage. SUBMISSION FROM THE SEPA 1. In our role as Scotland's environment regulator one of SEPA's roles is the regulation of the waste management industry through permitting and enforcement of regulations. We already receive submissions of data and payment of fees from landfill site operators. We also hav
. Operators of Part A activities require a permit issued by SEPA under the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (PPC) in order to be able to undertake their activities. SEPA, through regulation, will maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions.. SEPA is writing to all companies in Scotland who will be affected by the change, to highlight the changes and provide details on how they can comply. General Binding Rules (GBRs) replace the Water Environment (Oil Storage) (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (OSR) on 1 January 2018
Like all fin fish aquaculture, Grieg Seafood Shetland is subject to strict government regulations. In fact, Scotland's salmon farmers are amongst the most highly regulated in the world. The two main regulatory bodies for our operations are the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and Marine Scotland SEPA CAR Licences in Construction. From 1 September 2018, SEPA will be implementing changes to the Controlled Activities Regulations (CAR). The impact of this change will mean that many construction sites and projects in Scotland will in future require a construction SUDS licence before any work can get underway, which will impact on many CECA Scotland members
Scotland tightens food waste regulations. Businesses in Scotland producing more than 5kg of food waste per week are now required to present the material separately for collection under changes to the law which came into effect on Friday (January 1). The requirement applies to businesses in urban areas and has been brought in under the Waste. In the Deposit and Return Scheme for Scotland Regulations 2020, Producers will have to register every year with SEPA (the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency). Products made outside Scotland for retail sale in Scotland will have to be registered by the importer. Producers can choose to have a scheme administrator register on their. Scotland's environmental agency, SEPA has announced proposals for a revised regime that will strengthen the regulation of the sector, setting tighter standards for the organic waste deposited by fish farms. The standards would be imposed retrospectively which could impact on the future of some of Scotland's existing farms PA. Scotland's environmental regulator is seeking a prosecution following six days of flaring at the Mossmorran chemical works in Fife. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) is. SEPA Approved Liners. Sean Carr Lining Technologies Ltd are SEPA Approved liners by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency known as (SEPA).We have a wealth of experience installing Slurry Lagoon Liners in Scotland for our agriculture industry clients, as well as many other lining projects through out the UK and overseas over our 25 year history
(Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2015 (―the draft Regulations‖). A copy is attached at Annex A. 6. The draft Regulations will amend the Reservoirs (Scotland) Regulations 2015 which came into force on 1 April 2015. These Regulations make provision in relation to reservoir capacity, registration and appointments to the panels of engineers. Ful Every year the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) rates the quality of Scotland's 85 designated bathing waters either excellent, good, sufficient or poor The following links provide more information and guidance on the regulations: Resource Efficient Scotland SEPA SEPA guidance leaflet on regulations. Head Office. Harbour Point, Newhailes Road, Musselburgh, EH21 6QD. 0330 022 5998. firstname.lastname@example.org. Get a Quote. Latest News L2 Business Consulting Limited provide advice to clients on application for and compliance with environmental authorisations granted by SEPA. For advice on this and the new Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 please get in touch SEPA's website has useful guidelines if your business produces food waste. Zero Waste Scotland's Energy Efficiency Business Support service offers free support to help you reduce costs. Trading Standards. Other regulations that could apply The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is committed to supporting everyone it regulates during the Covid-19 outbreak, whilst maintaining protection of Scotland's environment. SEPA will listen and quickly respond to challenges as they emerge and welcomes early discussions with operators to achieve shared solutions