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The Pollution Prevention and Control Order 2019

17 December 2019

Amends: Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999
Came into effect: 30th October 2019
Jurisdiction: England & Wales

This order designates a range of European Directives, to allow the Secretary of State and Welsh Ministers to make regulations under the 1999 Act.

These designated Directives cover the following topics:

  • Waste;

  • Water quality;

  • Air quality;

  • Asbestos pollution;

  • Public participation in environmental plans and programmes;

  • Environmental liability to prevent or remedy environmental damage;

  • Environmental noise; and

  • Chemicals

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