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…all underground storage tanks (USTs), including those containing petroleum, diesel, fuel oil, aviation fuel, waste oil, domestic heating oil and other potentially polluting materials such as organic solvents.PPG 27 Installation, decommissioning and removal of underground storage tanks (April 2002) read more
…1 General guide to the prevention of pollution (Adobe PDF – 95.8KB)PPG 2 Above ground oil storage tanks (Adobe PDF - 276KB)PPG 26 Drums and intermediate bulk containers (IBC) (Adobe PDF - 351KB)PPG 27 Installation, decommissioning and removal of underground storage tanks (Adobe PDF – 96KB) read more
The document provides information on above ground oil storage, excluding oil refineries and distribution depots.The guidance covers:installation of new or replacement tankscompliance with legal requirements for existing tankscurrent good practiceGPP 2: Above ground oil storage tanks (January 2017) read more
…DOENI: Oil storage guidance for Northern Ireland SEPA: Oil storage regulations PPG 2: Above ground oil storage tanks PPG 21: Pollution incident response planning PPG 26 Safe storage - drums and intermediate bulk containers PPG 27 Installation, decommissioning and removal of underground storage tanks… read more
…removal of underground storage tanks (Adobe PDF – 96KB) CIRIA 736 - Containment systems for the prevention of pollution. Secondary, tertiary and other measures for industrial and commercial premises. Bulk chemical storage - Tanks and drums If you store chemicals in tanks, mobile bowsers,… read more
…Oil storage guidance for Northern IrelandSEPA: Oil storage regulationsPPG 2: Above ground oil storage tanksPPG 21: Pollution incident response planningPPG 26 Safe storage - drums and intermediate bulk containersPPG 27 Installation, decommissioning and removal of underground storage tanks read more
…and know how to implement it.Further information on fuelling and fuel storage PPG 2 Above ground oil storage tanks (Adobe PDF - 276KB) PPG 3 Use and design of oil separators in surface water drainage systems (Adobe PDF – 78.6KB)PPG 21: Pollution incident response planning DOENI Guidance: Oil storage read more
…reportsNorthern Ireland Oil Storage legislationControl of Pollution (Oil Storage) (Northern Ireland) Regulations SR 2010/412.Imposes general requirements for preventing pollution of waterways and groundwaters from oil storage, particularly fixed tanks or mobile bowsers. Makes contravention… read more
…containers, for example drums, leak or break.Pollution prevention guideline (PPG) 2 contains guidance on bunding and storage.PPG 2 Above ground oil storage tanks (Adobe PDF - 276KB)Dealing with spillsEnsure accidental spills can be contained. Put spill kits and spill response procedures in place.Do… read more
…of practice for owners and operators of underground storage tanksFurther informationNIEA and SEPA Water Pollution Hotline 0800 80 70 60DOENI: Oil storage guidance for Northern Ireland PPG 2 Above ground oil storage tanks (Adobe PDF - 276KB)PEIMF: Contact detailsOFTEC: Oil Storage technicians search read more
…your oil storage containers. This will help you comply with regulations and minimise the risk of pollution.An oil storage container can include a tank, drum, mobile bowser or intermediate bulk container.You should always store oil in a container that is above ground. Underground tanks and their… read more
…as hazardous/special waste. Hazardous/special wasteFurther informationNIEA and SEPA Water Pollution Hotline 0800 80 70 60DOENI: Oil storage guidance for Northern IrelandSEPA: Oil storage regulationsPPG 2 Above ground oil storage tanks (Adobe PDF - 276KB)PPG 21: Pollution incident response planning read more
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A new framework for tackling waste has been unveiled by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), focussing on how SEPA will support a circular economy in Scotland.
One Planet Prosperity – A Waste to Resources Framework
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has published a short guide to the duty of care responsibilities including advice and information for waste producers, carriers and those accepting, storing and treating waste.
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NIEA and the CEF have developed a Regulatory Position to promote Sustainable re-use of natural excavated material from Greenfield sites.
The replacements for the PPGs are being developed. Now available GPP 2 Above Ground Oil Storage
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NEW GPP 24 now available: Stables, Kennels and Catteries
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