COVID-19 and spreading slurry or milk on land, or storing slurry: RPS C12

When you can spread slurry or milk on agricultural land, or store slurry, without meeting normal regulatory requirements due to coronavirus (COVID-19) disruption.

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Applies to England



If you landspread slurry or milk produced on a farm you must normally comply with certain regulatory requirements. These requirements aim to make sure you do not apply nutrients to land in a way that:

  • exceeds the needs of the soil and crop
  • creates a risk of point source or diffuse pollution to surface water or groundwater

If you follow the conditions in this COVID-19 regulatory position statement (RPS), you can:

You must obtain written agreement from the Environment Agency before you can use this COVID-19 RPS.

Published 23 April 2020