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Proportionate permitting

The heart of the Governments new licensing regime will be balanced regulation, according to John Galvin, waste policy advisor at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Speaking at a briefing into a waste permitting review, he said: Regulatory control whereby it is proportionate to the risks posed by the activity is the cornerstone of the new regime.He said the permitting system was being updated to cope with new processes and facilities required to deal with ...

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