DEFRA and Agency spring to the defence of IPPC

The integrated pollution prevention and control (IPPC) regime is a good example of modern, risk-based regulation that stimulates innovation, according to a report by the Environment Department (DEFRA) and the Environment Agency. The report aims to shape the Department of Trade and Industry’s review of the role of regulation in stimulating innovation and cleaner technology.

Last December’s pre-Budget report confirmed the strength of the deregulatory climate in Whitehall. It contained a range of initiatives to cut the burden of regulation (ENDS Report 359, pp 32-35 ).

In March, the Government announced plans to set up a powerful Better Regulation Executive, based at the Cabinet

Please sign in or register to continue.

Sign in to continue reading

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
or call 020 8267 8120

Subscribe for full access

or Register for limited access

Already subscribe but don't have a password?
Activate your web account here