Guidance

Opra for EPR: Operational risk appraisal

How the Environment Agency regulates activities under the Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR).

Documents

Opra for EPR: Environmental Permitting Regulations Operational Risk Appraisal

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Opra for EPR: Annex A - Opra Scheme for Installations

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Opra for EPR: Annex B - Opra Scheme for Waste Facilities

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Opra for EPR: Annex C - Opra Scheme for Mining Waste Operations

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Opra for EPR: Annex D - Opra Scheme for Permits with fixed charges

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Opra for EPR: Installations spreadsheet

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Opra for EPR: How to complete an Opra for installations spreadsheet

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Opra for EPR: Waste facilities spreadsheet

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Opra for EPR: How to complete an Opra for waste facilities spreadsheet

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Opra for EPR: Mining waste operations spreadsheet

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There are 3 tiers of environmental permit; they relate to how complicated the activity being permitted is.

The relevant section within the environmental permitting (EP) charges scheme will tell you if and how Opra applies.

Related information:

Published 8 April 2013
Last updated 20 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated the 'Opra for EPR: Installations spreadsheet'.
  2. Updates reflect the implementation of the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2017
  3. Environmental Permitting Regulations were updated in January 2017. 'Opra for EPR: How to complete an Opra for installations spreadsheet' has been updated to provide advice for operators who need guidance on what they do to calculate the correct application charge.
  4. The Opra suite of documents have been updated for 2014.
  5. First published.