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Net thrown wider to deter those who disregard export regs

Rules that control the export of waste from the UK have been extended in Parliament following European regulation changes in an attempt to deter exporters that contravene them. The Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Regulations 2007, which come into force on July 12, widen the responsibility for the shipment and increase the powers of the agencies which enforce it. It sets out offences and penalties, and authorises the Environment Agency, the Scottish Environmental Protection ...