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.
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