Landfill regulations lead to tightening of ‘duty of care’

Industrial waste producers will face a significant tightening of controls under the "duty of care" regime under draft regulations issued for consultation by the Environment Department (DEFRA) in December.1 The legislation also sets out leaching limits for "monolithic" wastes at sites accepting hazardous wastes and on PAHs in inert landfills. And it stipulates that the bans on tyres and liquid waste and the pre-treatment requirement will apply at existing non-hazardous sites from 30 October 2007.

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