October 2017: New regulations

A round-up of new regulations from the TRANSFORM October issue.

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Informal consultation : Fire Prevention and Mitigation Plan Guidance – Waste Management

Enters into force: 14 August 2017

Wales

Natural Resources Wales has carried out an informal consultation to assess the suitability and appropriateness of fire prevention and mitigation measures at permitted waste facilities 

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Mandatory Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) recording in slaughterhouses

Enters into force: 11 August

England

DEFRA is seeking views on proposals for mandatory CCTV to be installed in all areas of slaughterhouses where live animals are present for animal welfare purposes

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IPPC

Enters into force: 17 August

Europe

Decision (EU) 2017/1442 establishes best available techniques conclusions, under Directive 2010/75/EU, on industrial emissions, for large combustion plants 

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The National Grid (Richborough Connection Project) Development Consent Order 2017

Enters into force: 24 August 2017

England

The National Grid (Richborough Connection Project) Development Consent Order 2017 authorises National Grid to carry out works to the national electricity transmission system between Richborough and Canterbury 

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East Anglia THREE

Enters into force: 29 August 2017

England

The East Anglia THREE Offshore Wind Farm Order 2017 grants development consent for, and authorises East Anglia THREE Limited to construct, operate and maintain, a generating station in the North Sea

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Flood Risk Management Wales Committee (FRMW)

Enters into force: 11 September 2017

Wales

The Flood and Coastal Erosion Committee for Wales Regulations 2017 set out details of the Committee which was established under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010, to advise on matters relating to flood and coastal erosion risk management

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The Water Infrastructure Adoption (Prescribed Water Fittings Requirements) (England) Regulations 2017

Enters into force: 1 October 2017

England

The Water Infrastructure Adoption (Prescribed Water Fittings Requirements) (England) Regulations 2017 set minimum standards that must be met for water mains and supply pipes before Ofwat can require a water undertaker to adopt the infrastructure

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The Merchant Shipping (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide Emissions) and the Port State Control (Amendment) Regulations 2017

Enters into force: 1 October 2017

England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland

The Merchant Shipping (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide Emissions) and the Port State Control (Amendment) Regulations 2017 support the operation of Regulation (EU) 2015/757 by making compliance with the EU Regulation the subject of an inspection

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M1 sampling requirements for stack emission monitoring AND M2 monitoring of stack emissions to air

Enter into force: 3 August 2017

England

The Environment Agency has updated its technical guidance on sampling requirements for stack emission monitoring (TGN M1) and the monitoring of stack emissions to air (TGN M2)

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Food waste - are you compliant?

Enters into force: 16 August 2017

Northern Ireland

DAERA has produced new guidance for food businesses in Northern Ireland, in relation to the requirement to present food waste for separate collection. The requirement came into force on 1 April 2016, for large producers, and on  1 April 2017 for small producers

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