Includes information on charges developments and initiatives, EU developments which may impact on our charges, and links to the latest publications and information to help charge payers.
On the 1 April 2010 new charges came into effect for
- Environmental permitting (EP), which inlcudes radioactive substances regulation (formerly RAS) and discharges to surface water and groundwater (formerly CFD)
- EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)
- Water abstraction.
Updated charging schemes for 2010/11 are available and you can access them through the relevant scheme pages.
New fact sheets are also available explaining changes that have occurred this year. You can also access the fact sheets through the relevant scheme pages.
We consulted on the new charges in the autumn of 2009. A summary of the responses received from the consultation is available to download.