Factsheet: Local Authority Pollution Control

Local Authority Pollution Control

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Local Authority Pollution Control
Defra guidance on the Local Authority Pollution Control (LAPC) regime consists of: a) a short, simple 3-page guide to LAPC ; b) a statutory General Guidance Manual which sets out the procedures and policy; c) statutory process guidance (PG) notes which set out the Secretary of State’s view on what constitutes Best Available Techniques for each of the main sectors regulated to control their air emissions (so-called “Part B” activities); d) statutory sector guidance (SG) notes which do the same for the sectors regulated under integrated pollution prevention and control (so-called “A(2)” activities and e) a set of additional guidance (AQ) notes covering various other issues
regulate industrial emissions
Responsible Authority: 
DEFRA: Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs


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