April 2011 update
EA technical guidance document WM2 has been updated. Version 2.3 includes:
- guidance on the new hazardous property H13 sensitizing
- the original H13 that is amended and moved to H15 addressing ongoing change to chemical legislation
- an amended assessment framework
The new hazardous properties are to be used for assessing waste from 28 March 2011.
Is your waste hazardous?
Some types of waste are harmful to human health, or to the environment, either immediately or over an extended period of time. These are called hazardous wastes.
Wastes will fall into one...
Following the withdrawal of the original document and SMDSAs contribution to a re-written version (see http://www.smdsa.com/articles/38-agency-withdraws-epr-5-07-after-lobbying-from-smdsa.html for more information) the Agency published its revised guidance SGN5.07 v 1.1 Jan 2011 on Friday 11th February.
Department for Work and Pensions Minister, Chris Grayling, has made a written statement to Parliament announcing the Government’s intention to bring forward legislation to establish an ONR as a statutory corporation
Office for Nuclear Regulation
The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Chris Grayling): The Government intend to bring forward legislation to create a new independent statutory body outside of the HSE to regulate the nuclear power industry. The new statutory corporation would be known as the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and...
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All - The waste and recycling team will be producing our first e-Bulletin at the beginning of January 2011. We'd like as many people as possible to sign up as this will be a really useful way of getting up to date information out quickly to the industry. Could I please ask that you cascade this information to your organisation/members, asking them to sign up to the W&R e-Bulletin. If you also...