Posts Tagged ‘EPA GED project’

Implementation of General Environment Duty under the Act status update

We are still waiting to receive feedback from the EPA on the approach to GED proposed in draft flow charts.  We are hopeful that we will receive this feedback prior to the end of February 2022. Once the feedback has been received, the flow charts will be finalised as quickly as possible, along with supporting…

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Implementation of General Environment Duty under the Act status update

Over the course of December 2021, the consultants continued to accept industry feedback on the proposed flow charts, with the view of having completed documentation in late January 2022. At the time of writing, the consultants were still awaiting feedback from EPA on the proposed flow charts. On 4 January 2022, EPA, through the Engage…

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Implementation of General Environment Duty under the Act status update

Industry has provided several rounds of feedback to the consultants on the draft process flow charts, and we are now nearing the point where they can be considered largely finalised. At the time of writing, the consultants are still awaiting feedback from EPA as to their level of support for the proposed approach to GED.…

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Implementation of General Environment Duty under the Act status update

The consultants have produced draft process flow charts for the reporting of sewer spills and contaminated land under GED, and these were considered at a workshop with the related Working Group that was held on Friday 22 October 2021.  A range of valuable feedback was provided by Working Group members, and the consultants are reworking…

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Implementation of General Environment Duty under the Act status update

A consultant has been appointed and they are well advanced in preparing a draft set of guidance material. They have received a range of valuable advice and suggestions from the water corporations on the Working Group that has been formed to support this project. Once the draft guidance material is finalised, EPA will be consulted…

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