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EA plans charges for formerly exempt sites

Waste and metal operators who will no longer be exempt from environmental permitting following the Environment Agencys current exemptions consultation could have to pay up to £2,750 to apply for a permit for their site.In a consultation on proposed environmental permitting charges for 2010/11, the EA outlined how the charges would affect the estimated 5,000 sites which are currently exempt from a permit but, under its ongoing review of the exemptions system, ...