Pig and Poultry Assurance Scheme: intensive farming
Guidance about the Pig and Poultry Assurance Scheme available under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010.
Ref: LIT 7957 PDF, 411KB, 4 pages
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This guidance describes what the Pig and Poultry Assurance Scheme is and what the benefits are of joining. It specifies who can join the scheme and how, and when a farm may be expelled from the scheme.
Published: 5 March 2013
Updated: 25 May 2016
- Updated guidance for 2016.
- New information has been added about: * the amount of money that farmers save * sites of high public interest have been added to the eligibility criteria * confirmation that if a permit is varied the farm stays in the scheme
- First published.
From: Environment Agency