Fees proposed for planning inspections of minerals, waste sites

Proposals to enable local authorities to recover their costs of monitoring compliance with planning conditions for minerals and waste sites were published by the Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (DTLR) in September.1 They look set to force the issue of how much official oversight of companies should be cut when they are certified to the ISO14001 or EMAS environmental management standards - with the aggregates industry pressing for major reductions in inspections and charges for certified sites.

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