News Archives: Legislation

Depollution Compliance

03 Jun 2016 | ELV, Exhibitions, Legislation | Read the full article

COST versus COMPLIANCE.   No one likes to be forced into making a big decision under pressure, particularly when significant amounts of money are involved. Compliance with End of Life anti-pollution legislation has been a requirement for over a decade now, yet there are still many different views on what compliance means, and what it […]

Environment Agency issue important statement.

01 Oct 2015 | ELV, Legislation, Uncategorised | Read the full article

The Environment Agency issue important statement:   End of Life Vehicle (ELV) – Depollution Campaign   Background We are preparing a national ELV compliance campaign for 2016 that will audit the depollution process at permitted sites dismantling ELVs. We will focus on the depollution process and check where sites are sending waste produced during the depollution process. […]

Are You Audit Ready?

16 Apr 2014 | Legislation, News | Read the full article

Increased Environment Agency inspections are working their way around the UK carrying out depollution audits.  Are you ready?

Make sure you have legal depollution systems – £20K fine from Environment Agency

16 Jul 2013 | ELV, Legislation | Read the full article

Last month the Environment Agency found Bishops Waltham scrap yard in Hampshire guilty of not storing waste oil and fluids correctly. This endangered the groundwater and they were fined over £20,000.

ELV – Operating Legally and Safely

22 May 2013 | Legislation | Read the full article

New laws and increasing site inspections across the UK mean it’s more important to operate your site legally than ever before. In July 2010 it became illegal for any individual to deal with refrigerant gases in vehilces without an accredited qualification. This is due to the ozone-depleting properties of the gas and the harm it can cause to skin.