English industrial permit compliance leapt up in 2015

The number of businesses in England that are complying with their environmental permitting conditions has risen substantially

The Kent Enviropower energy-from-waste plant had an 'E' rating under OPRA in 2015. Photograph: GoogleEnglish business compliance with environmental permit conditions improved significantly last year, according to data from the Environment Agency (EA).

The proportion of installations and mobile plant rated ‘A’ under the operational risk appraisal (OPRA) regime rose to 63.6%, up 6.6 percentage points on 2014.

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