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Title: NRA policy implementation guidance note no. 5 : control of pollution (silage, slurry and agricultural fuel oil) regulations 1991
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: Farm Waste Regulations
These Regulations are the first to be made under Sections 110 and 185 of the Water Act 1989. They come into force in two phases, on 1st March and 1st September 1991 following extensive public consultation, which included considerable NRA involvement. The NRA will be responsible for enforcing the Regulations in England and Wales. Very similar Regulations are being produced for Scotland. There are 12 Regulations with 3 schedules. The DOE's aim (with NRA agreement) has been to specify the level of performance from a relevant installation, so as to minimise the risk of pollution e.g. installations will have to be constructed to the relevant British Standard, have a 20 year design life (generally with maintenance) compared with current ADAS requirements of 10 years, and to remain effective whenever the installation is used. The Regulations do not, in general, specify the means to be adopted in meeting the required performance level, in order to provide farmers with maximum flexibility. They are also framed in such a way as to allow the NRA to deal with the majority of situations with minimal resource implications.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1991
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Water pollutionAgricultural pollutionRegulationsPoliciesOilsSilage effluentsSlurry
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: 8; + appendices
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