The Waste Management (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007

Cited as:SI 2007/1156
Jurisdiction:UK Non-devolved

2007No. 1156

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Waste Management (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007

28thMarch2007

4thApril2007

2ndMay2007

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 33(3) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 1 and by section 2(2) of the Clean Air Act 1993 2.

He has had regard in exercising his powers under section 33(3) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to the matters referred to in section 33(4) of that Act.

Citation, commencement and extent

1.-

(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Waste Management (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007.

(2) These Regulations come into force on 2nd May 2007.

(3) These Regulations extend to England and Wales only.

Amendment of Schedule 3 to the Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994

2.Schedule 3 (activities exempt from waste management licensing) to the Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994 3 is amended as follows.

3.For paragraph (g) of paragraph 47(1) substitute-

in any period of four weeks the land is treated only once; and.

4.-

(1) In paragraph 48 omit the word "and" immediately preceding sub-paragraph (e) and at the end add-

; and(f) the deposit is carried out in accordance with any requirements specified under a notice served under article 32 of the Plant Health (England) Order 2005 or article 32 of the Plant Health (Wales) Order 2006 4.

5.After paragraph 51 insert-

52.-

(1) The disposal of agricultural waste consisting of non-hazardous pesticide solution or washings in a lined biobed at the place of production of the waste if-

(a) every part of the place upon which the activity is carried out is surfaced with an impermeable pavement provided with a sealed drainage system so that all liquids are directed into the biobed;(b) the biobed is located at a secure place at least-(i) 10 metres from a watercourse; and(ii) 50 metres from a spring, well or borehole;(c) the lining of the biobed is impermeable;(d) the biobed is suitable for treatment of the waste;(e) the biobed is covered with turf; and(f) the total quantity of waste being treated does not exceed 15,000 litres in any period of twelve months.

(2) The secure covered storage of not more than 1500 litres of waste at the place where it is intended to be treated in a biobed in reliance on the exemption in sub-paragraph (1).

(3) The treatment of land used for...

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