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  • Proposals to increase subsistence fees for materials facilities

    The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is Scotland’s principal environmental regulator, protecting and improving Scotland’s environment. We charge the businesses we regulate for the work we do to regulate them. We are committed to making sure our charges are fair and transparent. We want them to reflect the full cost of the chargeable services we provide. To achieve this, we propose to amend the additional subsistence charge for materials facilities operations to make sure we... More
    Opens 17 July 2024
  • CAR/L/1012183 - Catrine Community Trust: Catrine Water Power System

    It is part of our remit to protect the water environment. We regulate through authorisations that limit the scope and scale of the activity. If you have an interest in this application, please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 31 July 2024 Application details We received an application from Catrine Community Trust, on 22 December 2023 for a variation to an existing hydro power generation licence,... More
    Opened 3 July 2024
  • CAR/L/1002919 - Loch Duart Limited: Reintraid MPFF

    It is part of our remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted. If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 6 August 2024. Application details We received an application from Loch Duart... More
    Opened 3 July 2024
  • CAR/L/5007496 - Balgonie Estates Limited: Newton Don Hydro – CAR Application

    It is part of SEPA's remit to protect the water environment. We regulate through authorisations that limit the scope and scale of the activity. If you have an interest in this application, please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 19 July 2024. Application details We received an application from Balgonie Estates Limited, Newton Don Hydro, on 14... More
    Opened 21 June 2024
  • CAR/L/5002629 - Bakkafrost Scotland Limited: North Gravir MPFF

    It is part of our remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted. If you have an interest in this application please tel l us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 18 July 2024. Application details We received an application... More
    Opened 4 June 2024
  • PPC/A/5006882-Muirden 1 Limited, Beattock Free Range Egg Unit, Ardfour, AB53 4JB- PPC Permit Application

    It's part of SEPA’s remit to maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions which limit the impacts associated with installations operating under Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Part A regulations. Application details We received an application from Muirden 1 Limited for a new permit to operate an installation (PPC/A/5006882) at Beattock Free Range Egg Unit, Ardfour, AB53 4JB to rear free range laying hens in a multi-tier... More
    Opened 31 May 2024
  • PPC/A/1003144/CP01 - William Grant & Sons Distillers Limited: Girvan Grain Distillery - PPC Variation

    It is part of SEPA’s remit to maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions which limit the impacts associated with installations operating under Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Part A regulations. Variation Details SEPA proposes to vary the existing permit of William Grant & Sons Distillers Limited, PPC/A/1003144/CP01/VAR02 at Girvan Grain Distillery, KA26 9PT to allow a time limited Derogation relating to effluent emissions of... More
    Opened 24 May 2024
  • CAR/L/1120220 MOWI Scotland Limited: Caolas a Deas East MPFF

    It is part of our remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted. If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 28 June 2024. Application details We received an application from MOWI... More
    Opened 14 May 2024
  • CAR/L/1120218 MOWI Scotland Limited: Caolas a Deas West MPFF

    It is part of our remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted. If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 28 June 2024. Application details We received an application from MOWI... More
    Opened 14 May 2024
  • CAR/S/5007349 - Elixir Distillers - Portintruan Distillery, Port Ellen, Islay - CAR consultation

    It is part of our remit to protect the water environment. We regulate through authorisations that limit the scope and scale of the activity. If you have an interest in this application, please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 06 June 2024. Application details We received an application from Elixir Distillers Ltd, Portintruan Distillery, East of Port Ellen, Port Ellen, Islay, PA42 7BW, on 26... More
    Opened 9 May 2024
  • CAR/L/1156482 - MOWI Scotland Limited: Scalpay MPFF

    It is part of our remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted. If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 14 June 2024. Application details We received an application from MOWI... More
    Opened 6 May 2024
  • PPC/A/5006420 - Howden Eggs Limited: Howden Farm, Gifford - PPC Permit Application

    It's part of SEPA’s remit to maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions which limit the impacts associated with installations operating under Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Part A regulations. Application details We received an application from Howden Eggs Limited for a permit to operate an installation at Howden Farm, Gifford, East Lothian, EH41 4JS. Howden Eggs Limited are proposing an additional 32,000... More
    Opened 9 April 2024
  • Consultation on Potentially Vulnerable Areas (PVAs) for Flood Risk Management in Scotland 2024

    What are Potentially Vulnerable Areas (PVAs)? Potentially Vulnerable Areas (PVAs) are areas where significant flood risk exists now, or is likely to occur in the future, and they help Scotland to understand and prioritise where work could benefit the most. They are a vital part of protecting people, properties, businesses, communities, infrastructure, and our environment. The PVAs are updated and published every six years. They were first... More
    Opened 25 March 2024
  • CAR/L/1131788 - MOWI Scotland Limited: Carradale (North) MPFF

    It is part of SEPA’s remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted. If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 12 April 2024. Application details We received an application from... More
    Opened 6 March 2024
  • CAR/L/1078064 - MOWI Scotland Limited: Carradale (South) MPFF

    It is part of SEPA’s remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted. If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 12 April 2024. Application details We received an application from ... More
    Opened 6 March 2024
  • PPC/A/1013141 - Petroineos Manufacturing Scotland Limited: Bo'ness Road, Grangemouth - PPC SEPA Initiated Variation

    It is part of SEPA’s remit to maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions which limit the impacts associated with installations operating under Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Part A regulations. Variation details SEPA proposes to vary the existing permit of Petroineos Manufacturing Scotland Limited PPC/A/1013141/CON01 at Grangemouth Refinery, Grangemouth, FK3 9XH to extend one part of the Derogation relating to Sulphur... More
    Opened 28 February 2024
  • PPC/A/5005379 - Bioconstruct Newenergy Ltd: Bangley Quarry Biogas - PPC Permit Application

    It is part of SEPA’s remit to maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions which limit the impacts associated with installations operating under Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Part A regulations. Application details We received an application from Bioconstruct NewEnergy Limited for a permit to operate an installation Bangley Quarry Biogas at Bangley Quarry, Haddington, EH41 3SP A summary of their... More
    Opened 19 February 2024
  • Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018: Proposed types of authorisation for ​Waste, Water and ​Industrial activities

    The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) are Scotland’s principal environmental regulator, protecting and improving Scotland’s environment. In 2018, Scottish Government brought in the Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (EASR 2018). The aim of these Regulations is to provide a standardised, simplified, common framework for environmental authorisations in Scotland, known as an Integrated Authorisation Framework (IAF). Radioactive substances were... More
    Opened 17 January 2024
  • CAR/L/5005080 - Scottish Sea Farms Limited: Billy Baa MPFF

    It is part of SEPA’s remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted. If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 23 February 2024. Application details We received an application from... More
    Opened 19 December 2023
  • CAR/L/1004085 - MOWI Scotland Limited: North Shore West MPFF

    It is part of SEPA’s remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted. If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 18 January 2024. Application details We received an application from... More
    Opened 13 December 2023
  • PPC/A/5005898 - D A & E M Skinner: Lazyfold Farm, Duncanstone, Insch - PPC Permit Application

    It is part of SEPA’s remit to maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions which limit the impacts associated with installations operating under Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Part A regulations. Application details We received an application from D.A.& E.M Skinner for a permit to operate an installation PPC/A/5005898 at Lazyfold Farm, Duncanstone, Insch, Aberdeenshire, AB52 6YX to rear pigs intensively in an... More
    Opened 30 November 2023
  • CAR/L/1129789 - MOWI Scotland Limited: North Shore East MPFF

    It is part of SEPA’s remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted. If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 3 January 2024. Application details We received an application from... More
    Opened 22 November 2023
  • PPC/A/1008835 - Piramal Healthcare UK Limited: Earls Road, Grangemouth - PPC Variation application

    It is part of SEPA’s remit to maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions which limit the impacts associated with installations operating under Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Part A regulations. Application details We received an application from Piramal Healthcare UK Limited to vary their existing PPC permit, PPC/A/1008835, at Earls Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8XG. A summary of their application is available below: ... More
    Opened 25 October 2023
  • Proposals to amend the transfrontier shipment of waste fees and charges (Scotland)

    This consultation outlines the proposed changes to the fees we currently charge for regulating the shipment of notifiable waste (i.e. those wastes subject to the procedure of prior written notification and consent). As part of our work to deliver Our Approach to Regulation , we ensure that charges still meet our goals. Ensuring that hazardous and other wastes are shipped in an environmentally sound manner is a key element in our regulatory approach. The introduction of a new... More
    Opened 29 August 2023
  • Proposals to increase the reservoirs (Scotland) charging fees scheme 2024

    This consultation outlines the proposed changes to the fees we charge for the work we undertake relating the Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011 and the Reservoirs (Scotland) Regulations 2016 and how we intend to review these charges in 2024. As part of our work to deliver Our Approach to Regulation , we will ensure that our charges still meet our goals. Why are we consulting? SEPA are the regulator for compliance and enforcement of the Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011 and the... More
    Opened 29 August 2023
  • Emissions Trading Charging Scheme

    This consultation outlines the proposed changes for the fees we charge for regulating operators under the UK Emission Trading Scheme (ETS), and specifically aviation operators. As part of our work to deliver Our Approach to Regulation , we ensure that charges still meet our goals. Greenhouse gas emissions are a major challenge to the environment and the Emissions Trading Scheme is a key element in our strategy. Why are we consulting? We are the regulator for compliance and... More
    Opened 29 August 2023
  • CAR/L/1015768 - Loch Duart Limited: Oldany MPFF

    It is part of SEPA’s remit to protect the marine environment. We regulate finfish farms through permits that limit the pollutants discharged to the water environment and, where appropriate, the amount of water which can be abstracted. If you have an interest in this application please tell us by completing the following questions and submitting them to us by 5 October 2023. Application details We received an application from... More
    Opened 23 August 2023
  • Climate Change Adaptation Measures

    SEPA is seeking information on the guidance you use and measures you are using or planning to consider when you implement climate change adaptation work. We will use the information from the questionnaire as intelligence to decide which sites we need to carry out intervention work on climate change adaptation in the future. For those companies who have more than one site in Scotland, we will need a completed questionnaire for each site as adapting to climate change is site specific... More
    Opened 14 August 2023
  • Authorisation of assets identified under RBMP as barriers to fish migration

    In line with SEPA’s duties under the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 (WEWS), we identify artificial barriers to fish migration. Where a man-made fish barrier exists, and there is significant suitable habitat in the catchment upstream of the identified barrier(s), work may be required to either remove or ease these barriers to facilitate the passage of fish. There is a statutory driver to address these barriers to fish migration and in line with the River Basin... More
    Opened 3 July 2023
  • PPC/A/1032878 - Viridor Dunbar Waste Services Limited: Dunbar Energy Recovery Facility, Oxwellmains, Dunbar, EH42 1SW - PPC Variation application

    It is part of SEPA’s remit to maintain a high-quality environment by setting permit conditions which limit the impacts associated with installations operating under Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Part A regulations. Application details We received an application from Viridor Dunbar Waste Services Ltd to vary their existing PPC permit PPC/A/1032878 at Oxwellmains, Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1SW to increase the annual throughput capacity... More
    Opened 22 June 2023
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