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Updated General Binding Rules on Silage and Slurry

The Controlled Activities Regulations (CAR) have been updated to include the 2003 “SSAFO Regs”, known as the Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Scotland) Regulations 2003, (as amended).  This has meant the majority of regulations about slurry and silage handing and storage are now in one place.

What’s changed? Read more about the New General Binding Rules on Silage and Slurry

We've collated answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions about the new GBRs for silage and slurry - find them here.

Working In or Near Water

Engineering works – including the removal of sediment (gravel, sand, silt) from rivers and lochs – can cause damage to the water environment.

Find out if the activity which you're planning in, or near to water needs authorisation from SEPA by checking here.

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