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Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (S.S.I. No. 360 of 2012).

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These Regulations provide an integrated pollution control regime for Scotland for the purposes of implementing Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on industrial emissions and of regulating other environmentally polluting activities not covered by the Industrial Emissions Directive. They designate the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) as the competent authority for the purposes of the Industrial Emissions Directive and provide for applications for permits, and make general provision as to granting of permits including the conditions that SEPA may include in a permit.
The Regulations cover a wide range of activities including the manufacturing of fertilizers and other chemicals for agricultural use and intensive farming. They also provide with respect to best available techniques and appeals against decisions of SEPA. Plants treating organic waste from food, wood, etc. are excluded in part from the application sphere of these Regulations.
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Additional revocations and amendments are set out in Schedule 12.
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