Annex 2 - The regulated activities
The table below provides an overview of the proposed regulated activities being considered.
|1. Operating an Annex I to
||This is any activity described in Annex 1 of the
Emissions Directive (IED) (Directive 2010/75/EU)
|2. Operating a solvents installation.
||This is any activity described in Part 1 or Annex 7 of
Emissions Directive (IED) (Directive 2010/75/EU).
|3. Carrying out an industrial pollution risk activity.||This is any activity currently listed in Part A or B of
Schedule 1 to the
Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012 that
is not an
or solvents installation.
|4. Operating a medium combustion plant.||This is any combustion plant with a rated thermal input
of between 1 and 50
MW as described in the
Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD) (Directive (EU)
|5. Operating an EED activity.||This activity will cover installations described in
articles 14(5) to (8) of the
Efficiency Directive (Directive 2012/27/EU).
|6. Production of radioactive material.
||These activities include the activities in
sections 6, 9, 13 and 14 of the
Substances Act 1993 although the new regulated activities
combine some of the
activities and introduce a new activity of production of
radioactive material. More detail on this is provided in Part
|7. Keeping and use of radioactive material.
|8. Management of radioactive waste.
|9. Activities liable to cause pollution of the water
||These activities are the same as those set out in Regulation 3 of the Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011.|
|10. Artificial recharge or augmentation of groundwater.
|11. Abstraction of water from the water environment.
|12. Construction, alteration or operation of impounding
works in surface water or wetlands.
|13. Carrying out building or engineering works, or works
other than those referred to in (12) -
(i) in inland water (other than groundwater) or wetlands; or
(ii) in the vicinity of inland water or wetlands and having or likely to have a significant adverse impact on the water environment.
|14. The direct, or indirect discharge, and any activity
likely to cause a direct or indirect discharge, into
groundwater of any hazardous substance or other pollutant.
|15. Any other activity which directly, or indirectly,
has, or is likely to have, a significant adverse impact on
the water environment.
|16. The collection, transport, recovery and disposal of
waste, and including actions taken as a dealer or broker.
||This is a broad activity which captures the current range
of regulated waste activities and transposes Articles 23 and
26 of the
Framework Directive (Directive 2008/98/EC). More detail
is provided in Part 6.