SEPA welcomes your involvement in its policy making and you are
invited to comment on any of the current consultations shown in the
table below. Each consultation document gives details of how to
respond and the closing date for responses.
You can also view our closed consultations, as well as SEPA's
responses to third party consultations:
Consultations that fall under the Public Participation
Directive can be found below:
Advertised applications under the Water Environment (Controlled
Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 can be found below:
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Thermal Treatment of Waste Guidelines 2013
SEPA is consulting on proposed Thermal Treatment of Waste
Guidelines 2013. They update and replace the 2009 guidelines to
take account of new policy, legislation and practice in the
|19 July 2013
Revising the Scottish Pollutant Release Inventory (SPRI)
pollutant list and reporting requirements
The purpose of this consultation is to seek
comments on the proposed revision of the Scottish Pollutant Release
Inventory (SPRI) pollutant list and other reporting requirements.
This is the first time the SPRI pollutant substance list has been
subject to review since its introduction in 2002.
Our proposal should reduce the regulatory burden
on industry and simplify the SPRI system. We are proposing the
removal of substances from the SPRI reporting list that are not
currently reported, infrequently reported or not required to be
reported under legislation.
The consultation provides information on what
substances SEPA intends to retain within the SPRI pollutant list,
the substances it proposes to remove and a justification for the
This consultation also provides additional
suggestions for revising the methods of reporting substances.
You can access the consultation by clicking on
the following links:
|17 July 2013