Landfill: how to comply with your environmental permit - additional guidance

Standards and measures for landfill operators to help them meet the objectives in their permits.


Landfill (EPR 5.02): how to comply with your environmental permit - additional guidance

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This guidance describes the standards and measures that the Environment Agency expects businesses to take to control the risk of pollution from the most frequent situations in the waste management and process industries.

Changes to EPR guidance

The Environment Agency is currently updating EPR guidance to meet Smarter guidance and Government digital service requirements. Some of the documents referred to in this guidance have been withdrawn and replaced with new versions. This guidance document is still current and how the Environment Agency regulates you and your legal requirements have not changed.

Changes to other guidance documents are as follows:

Published 1 February 2009