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Regulations to control silage slurry and agricultural fuel oil installations

Great Britain. Scottish Development Department.

Regulations to control silage slurry and agricultural fuel oil installations

[consultation paper].

by Great Britain. Scottish Development Department.

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Published by The Department in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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  This guidance describes the requirements that farmers in England must follow in order to comply with the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (England) Regulations (Statutory Instrument /), known as "The SSAFO Regulations."("the Regulations".) These Regulations replace the Regulations first made in and apply from 6 April . The Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Amendment) Regulations Water, England and Wales (Statutory Instruments: ) [Great Britain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Amendment) Regulations WaterAuthor: Great Britain.

  The reg's are covered by the EA under Water Resources (control of pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) Regulations (SSAFO). "Mobile bowsers or drums temporarily stored alongside mobile plant are exempt from the Regulations but you should still take precautions to prevent and contain spillages.".   These Regulations establish a maximum admissible nitrate concentration in water of 50 mg/l and are implemented by the local authorities. 6B.2 Farms at which slurry is produced are subject to the Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Scotland) Regulations

You must notify the Environment Agency at least 14 days before you build new storage for silage, slurry or agricultural fuel oil, or make substantial changes to an existing store. You must also tell the Environment Agency if you intend to make or store field silage or non-baled bags – there are specific rules and a form. Resource (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil (Wales) Regulations (SSAFO): Whilst we generally support this, particularly the intention to end the current exemption for agricultural fuel oil facilities pre-dating , we would make the following observations.


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Regulations to control silage slurry and agricultural fuel oil installations by Great Britain. Scottish Development Department. Download PDF EPUB FB2

These Regulations require persons with custody or control of a crop being made into silage, livestock slurry or certain fuel oil to carry out works and take precautions and other steps for preventing pollution of waters which are controlled waters for the purposes of Part III of the Water Act   These rules are based on the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (England) Regulations – known as the ‘SSAFO’ regulations – and related.

The guidance within this document on agricultural fuel oil storage facilities no longer applies. The storage of agricultural fuel oil previously covered by the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations have been replaced by the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Oil Storage)File Size: KB.

Silage and slurry storage requirements What are the regulations. The Water Resources (Control of Pollution) Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil (Wales) Regulations (SSAFO). • These regulations set out the requirements for the design (capacity), construction and maintenance of storage facilities for silage, and slurry.

Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agriculture Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations will continue to apply under these Regulations but the capacity requirements for the storage of organic manure and silage in those Regulations are superseded and mirror those in the Nitrate Pollution Prevention (Wales) Regulations Citation, commencement and application.

These Regulations— (a) may be cited as the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (England) Regulations ; (b) apply to England only; and (c) come into force on 6th April Interpretation.

—(1) In these Regulations— “construct” includes install. These regulations have now been replaced by The Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Scotland) Regulations ; however, it still draws on the regulations established in These regulations set legal minimum standards for silage, slurry and agricultural fuel oil installation in Scotland.

The Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations (SSAFO) form an integral part of the regulatory framework in Wales, which is aimed at ensuring that the quality and quantity of water, which we rely.

These Regulations re-enact, with amendments, the Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) Regulations (“the Regulations”), which require persons with custody or control of a crop being made into silage, of livestock slurry or of certain fuel oil to carry out works and take precautions and other steps for preventing pollution of inland or coastal waters.

The previous edition of this report, CIRIA R, published inwas produced to take account of The Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) Regulations (SSAFO), introduced in to prevent agricultural incidents and limit the impacts of farm waste on the environment.

The storage of Agricultural Fuel Oil is now controlled by these Regulations and Regulation 11 of these Regulations accordingly removes oil storage from the Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations You must also ensure that you comply with the relevant provisions of the Environmental.

The Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (England) Regulations Made - - - - 4th March Laid before Parliament 10th March Coming into force - - 6th April The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in.

Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (Wales) Regulations March Known as the Oil storage regulations or OSR. Wales, these regulations require anyone in Wales who stores more than litres of oil, to provide more secure containment facilities for tanks.

These Regulations re-enact, with changes the Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Scotland) Regulationswhich require persons with custody or control of a crop being made into silage, of livestock slurry or of certain fuel oil to carry out works and take precautions and other steps for preventing pollution of.

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations) These Regulations re-enact, with changes the Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Scotland) Regulations ("the Regulations"), which require persons with custody or control of a crop being made into silage, of livestock slurry or of certain fuel oil to carry out works and take precautions and other.

The following regulations apply to the storage of silage, slurry and oil. You must be compliant with the existing regulations to be eligible for the Sustainable Production Grant. The Water Resources (Control of Pollution) Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil (Wales) Regulations (SSAFO).

The full title of the document is The control of pollution (silage, slurry and agricultural fuel oil) regulations and as amended Guidance Notes for was published in the current amended form by the Welsh office of DEFRA in This article covers the introduction, with a link to the full document.

Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (England) Regulations - The SSAFO Regulations: Guidance Notes for Farmers These installations will need to meet the durability life requirement of 20 years with maintenance. Regulations 4 and 5 require any person who has custody or control of slurry or fuel oil to store such slurry or fuel oil in a slurry storage system or fuel storage tank that meets the requirements of Schedules 2 or 3.

Regulation 6 provides exemptions from the requirements of the Regulations for silo, slurry storage systems and fuel storage tanks. Installations. Sewage Treatment rules surrounding storage of fertilisers and manures are covered by a wide range of legislation including the Storing Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil (SSAFO) rules, the Control of Pollution Act and the Dangerous Substances Regulations.

When storing fuel on a farm in England or Wales for agricultural purposes, there are different regulations that you must follow: Storing Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil. However, if when storing fuel on a farm for non-agricultural business purposes, such as to fuel lorries or trucks, you must follow the rules for businesses.Fuel Oil Storage November Are you planning to substantially alter your fuel oil store, or add a new one?

If so, this fact sheet will help you meet the requirements of The Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (England) Regulations (as amended ). Dos **1. Comply with the Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Scotland) Regulations **2.

Notify SEPA at least 28 days before bringing into use any new, substantially enlarged or substantially reconstructed slurry storage facility, which together with existing storage capacity should provide six months storage unless otherwise agreed with SEPA.