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Enforcement Report supplementary data 2012-2013 to 2016-2017

This information supplements the Enforcement Report 2016-2017,which summarises how we have deployed the enforcement tools available to us to deal with those who have failed to comply with environmental legislation:legislation that exists to protect Scotland's environment, local communities and economy.

Figure 1: Enforcement actions taken by SEPA 2012-13 to 2016-17

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Figure 2: SEPA cases referred to the Procurator Fiscal by regime, 2012-13 to 2016-17

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2012-13              

One combined CAR and COMAH case, one combined PPC and waste case and one combined water and waste case

2013-14 One combined PPC and water case and one combined waste and water case
2014-15 Four combined offences (one case submitted under PPC and water, one case submitted under waste and Section 110 Environment Act 1995 and two cases submitted under PPC and waste)
2015-16 One combined PPC and waste case
2016-17 One combined PPC and waste case and one CAR and Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 case

Figure 3: Statutory notices served by SEPA, 2012-2013 to 2016-17

Statutory notices served by SEPA, 2012-2013 to 2016-2017

 Table 1: Total convictions secured between 2012-2013 and 2016-2017

Year      Total of convictions Waste Water PPC PR PPC & WML Section 110 TFS Other
2012-13 16 7 8 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013-14 14 8 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014-15 18 11 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-16 11 6 0 1 1 1 2 0 0
2016-17 16 6 5 1 0 0 2 1 1

 Table 2: Fines by regime from 2012-13 to 2016-17

Year       PPC Waste Water PR PPC & WML Section 110 TFS Other Total
2012-13 £10,500 £220,400 £28,110 0 0 0 0 0 £259,010
2013-14 £16,500 £38,200 £54,950 0 0 0 0 0 £109,650
2014-15 0 £236,750 £47,650 0 0 0 0 0 £284,400
2015-16 £20,000 £22,450  0  £8,600 £17,000 £350  0 £68,400 
2016-17 £26,000 £37,150 £28,150  £100  £675  £500  £92,575
Total £73,000 £554,950  £158,860 £8,600  £17,000 £450  £675  £500  £814,035