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Red Tractor Assurance Changes
Wednesday, 6 February 2013
A series of changes is being introduced by Red Tractor assurance from April 1 this year.
The four main elements are:
EPR intensive farming Factsheets 2-5
Thursday, 19 April 2012
EPR intensive farming
Helping you to produce plans for your EPR application

This document contains the
following factsheets which we have written to help you prepare your EPR application:
Factsheet 2 - Producing Site Layout and Access Details (Site Plan A)
Factsheet 3 - Producing a Site Drainage Plan (Site Plan B)
Factsheet 4 - Producing an Accident Management Plan (Site Plan C)
Factsheet 5 - Producing a Manure Management Plan
EPR intensive farming Factsheets 2-5 (1.26MB)
Farm Competitiveness Priority of Animal Health and Welfare
Friday, 16 March 2012
This information relates to applications for funding under the “Animal Health and Welfare” strand
of the REG. Separate technical appendices are available for Farm Competitiveness investments in Nutrient Management and Water Management.
Farm Competitiveness Priority of Animal Health and Welfare (675.23KB)
Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) Intensive Farming Newsletter Issue 14 - December 2011
Monday, 19 December 2011
Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) Intensive Farming Newsletter Issue 14 - December 2011
Environmental Permitting Regulations EPR Intensive Farming Newsletter Issue 14 - December 2011 (126.36KB)
Intensive Farming newsletter - July 2011
Tuesday, 2 August 2011
Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) Intensive Farming Update Issue 13 - July 2011
Intensive Farming Newsletter July 2011 (112.55KB)
EPR (IPPC) Newsletter Issue 12
Monday, 14 February 2011
EPR (IPPC) Intensive Farming Newsletter Issue 12, February 2011 - Environment Agency
EPR IPPC Newsletter Issue 12 (124.90KB)
Annual Pollution Inventory IPPC
Tuesday, 8 February 2011
Annually all permit holders are required to submit by the end of February their pollution Inventory return. This is a guidance leaflet to assist them with that process.
Annual Pollution Inventory IPPC (142.87KB)
BPEX Board Decision - 9 November 2010
Tuesday, 9 November 2010
Following a full debate, members of the BPEX board today(Tue) decided not to recommend an increase in the AHDB levy to fund additional marketing.
Covering Slurry Stores
Monday, 19 May 2008
Farms with a PPC permit must submit proposals for covering existing slurry stores to the Environment Agency within six months of the date of the permit. For new stores on these farms covers are mandatory.
Covering slurry stores (355.74KB)
Site Drainage Review
Tuesday, 13 May 2008
The purpose of this guidance is to assist with the review of site drainage, which involves identifying the location and function of all drains so that the risk of pollution is minimised.
Site Drainage Review (102.12KB)
PPC Intensive Agriculture Update 7 - April 2008
Tuesday, 1 April 2008
PPC Intensive Agriculture Update – number 7
PPC Intensive Agriculture Update 7 (81.01KB)
Example Permit Broiler
Thursday, 28 February 2008
Permit with introductory note
Example Permit Broiler (232.91KB)
Applied for your permit. What happens next
Thursday, 28 February 2008
Once a permit application has been made, there are a number of stages that take place before a permit is issued. The following points explain these and are intended to assist applicants to meet their obligations.
Applied for your permit. What happens next (28.52KB)
Pollution Inventory Model Template
Tuesday, 19 February 2008
This template has been prepared to help assist Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) Permit holders to complete their annual Polution Inventory (PI). It has been based on the hypothetical farm used for the permit application model templates.
Pollution Inventory Model Template (195.45KB)
PPC Update 6- Jan 08
Wednesday, 23 January 2008
PPC Intensive Agriculture Update - number 5
November 2007
PCC Update - Jan 08 (29.51KB)
PPC Update 5- Nov 07
Thursday, 29 November 2007
PPC Intensive Agriculture Update - number 5
November 2007
PCC Update 5- Nov 07 (36.00KB)
Pollution Prevention & Control: Frequently Asked Questions
Thursday, 1 November 2007
Click to view FAQ document.
Pollution Prevention Control Frequently Asked Questions (169.52KB)
Q&A Habitats Regulations and Pollution Prevention and Control Permits (Welsh)
Thursday, 1 November 2007
A briefing note.
QA Habitats Regulations and Pollution Prevention and Control Permits Welsh (112.07KB)
Q&A Habitats Regulations and Pollution Prevention and Control Permits (English)
Thursday, 1 November 2007
A briefing note.
QA Habitats Regulations and Pollution Prevention and Control Permits English (75.55KB)
PPC Update 4- Oct 07
Monday, 22 October 2007
PPC Intensive Agriculture Update 4- October 07
PCC Update 4- Oct 07 (28.41KB)
PPC Update 3- Sept 07
Thursday, 13 September 2007
PPC Intensive Agriculture Update 3- September 07
PCC Update 3- Sept 07 (37.83KB)
PPC Update 2- Aug 07
Friday, 17 August 2007
PPC Intensive Agriculture Update 2- August 07
PCC Update 2- Aug 07 (27.77KB)
IPPC Factsheet 6
Thursday, 16 August 2007
Documentation checklist for your permit application
IPPC Factsheet 6 (59.18KB)
IPPC Factsheet 5
Wednesday, 15 August 2007
Producing a Manure Management Plan
IPPC Factsheet 5 (116.87KB)
IPPC Factsheet 4
Tuesday, 14 August 2007
Producing an Accident Management Plan (Site Plan C)
IPPC Factsheet 4 (57.08KB)
IPPC Update - August 2007
Friday, 10 August 2007
Important Key Information
IPPC Update - August 2007 (84.75KB)
IPPC Factsheet 2
Wednesday, 25 July 2007
Producing Site Layout and Access Details (Site Plan A)
IPPC Factsheet 2 (135.30KB)
IPPC Update: Important Key Information - August 2006
Tuesday, 13 June 2006
This note updates key information relating to implementation of the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Directive on pig farms.
IPPC Update Important Key Information - August 2006 (84.75KB)
Blowing in the Wind IPPC Explained For the UK Pig Industry
Tuesday, 8 November 2005
The Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) Directive aims to reduce pollution from industrial activity by controlling emissions (Environment Agency 20051). Indoor pig keepers with more than 2000 finishing pig places (above 30kg) or 750 sow places at a site, are required to obtain a permit from the Environment Agency (EA) with an annual renewal charge.
Blowing in the Wind IPPC Explained For the UK Pig Industry (246.17KB)
Approved Incinerators - Jan 05
Thursday, 27 January 2005
Approved incinerators
Approved incinerators - Jan 2005 (37.00KB)
Controls on Low Capacity Animal Carcase Incineration Plants
Tuesday, 3 February 2004
For further information download the publication
Controls on Low Capacity Animal Carcase Incineration Plants (390.83KB)