water discharges

Water Discharges

Water discharges can be to a foul sewer or a surface or groundwater. The former is regulated by the local water company, the latter is regulated by the Environment Agency.

RPS 211 (Regulatory Position Statement)

RPS 211 (Regulatory Position Statement 211) for the excavation of utility waste. After April 2019 companies must assume the waste is hazardous and have an environmental permit to treat it or take it to a permitted site.

WAMITAB Certificate

WAMITAB (Waste Management Industry Training Advisory Board). This is the Certificate of Technical Competence (CoTC) qualification you will need to operate a waste site. There are also differing levels of the qualification depending on the…

Depollution Permit

Depollution Permit (ELV)

Depollution Permit For End Of Life Vehicles We have successfully applied for and therefore obtained several ELV waste permits from the Environment Agency. These permits are for the de-pollution of end of life vehicles. Waste…

Setting Up A Vehicle Dismantler Site

Vehicle Dismantler Site : Top 5 Things To Consider When Choosing An ELV Site  As an environmental consultant, I spend a lot of time helping companies become registered ATF’s by setting up a vehicle dismantler…

Vehicle Breakers

Vehicle Breakers – Illegal Operators

The Environment Agency & eBay join forces to stop illegal vehicle breakers. Contact us if you also need help applying for an ELV permit to become an authorised ATF. Illegal Vehicle Breakers & eBay We…

Environmental Permitting Consultants

Paul Downing & Associates are Environmental Permitting Consultants. We help waste businesses and manufacturing to obtain Environmental Permits. If you are unsure as to whether your business requires a permit, or if you also know…


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