Pollution Prevention and Control permitting
Pollution Prevention and Control permits
You must have an environmental permit if you operate a regulated facility in England or Wales. You can be fined or sent to prison if you operate a regulated facility without an environmental permit.
Regulated facilities include:
- Installations or mobile plant which carry out listed activities.
- Waste operations.
- Mining waste operations.
- Radioactive substances activity.
- Water discharge activity.
- Groundwater activity.
An installation is a stationary technical unit used for listed activities, such as a self-contained building, permanent structure or fixed plant. Mobile plant is plant that can be moved and is used for listed activities.