Defra has launched a consultation looking at enhancing measures to tackle waste crime and poor performance in the waste sector. Plus a call for evidence seeking views on measures to:
- strengthen the competence of site operators,
- require the clean-up of abandoned waste sites
- adopt fixed penalties for fly-tipping
- measures to protect landowners from the impact of waste crime
The consultations can be found using the link below:
Defra consultation on proposals to enhance enforcement powers at regulated facilities – deadline 6 May 2015
The NFU is in the process of analysing the impact of the proposed changes and will be consulting with members further in due course.
If you wish to comment directly to these consultations use the link above or you can provide feedback to Anna Simpson at YW5uYS5zaW1wc29uQG5mdS5vcmcudWs= by 1 May 2015.