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ACTIVITY 2.2 - Environmental Law
 

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this activity, you will be able to
· Identify different categories of environmental law
· Recognise which legislation relates to aspects of your work
· Know who to contact for information on environmental legislation

Assessment Criteria
You will
· List environmental laws by categories: land, air, water
· Describe aspects of work and their impacts that are covered by environmental legislation
· List contact details for relevant bodies

Task 1:

Use the table below to indicate the aspects of your work that may be covered by environmental laws, classed according to the land, air and water.
Make sure you cover various Environment Acts, and include the Packaging Regulations and CoSHH Regulations. Explain where the "Duty of Care" and "Polluter Pays" may affect your organisation.


ACTIVITY 2.2 ANSWER TO TASK 1

Environmental Media Legal Check Work Aspect Record of Prosecution
Land Environmental Protection Act 1990
Environmental Act 1995
Air Clean Air Act 1993
Noise Act 1996
CoSHH Regs.1999
Water Water Resources Act 1991
Water Industry Act 1991
Environmental Protection (Prescribed Processes and Substances) Regs 1991.
All IPC in Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999.
Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regs 1997.
Duty of Care
Polluter Pays

Task 2 - Sources of Information

You may need help in completing Task 1. Check with your manager or supervisor.
Find the local contacts for each of the following. Try and obtain any free literature and associated Codes of Practice.

Add details of telephone numbers, email / web addresses and keep for future reference

  1. Environment Agency.

  2. Your Local Authority.

  3. Groundwork, Green Link or Citizens Advice.

  4. Commercial services e.g. solicitors.

ACTIVITY 2.2 ANSWERS TO TASK 2

Input contact details in the spaces provided.

1. Environment Agency.
2. Your Local Authority.
3. Groundwork, Green Link or Citizens Advice.
4. Commercial services e.g. solicitors.


Allow 3 hours (maximum) to comeplete these activities.



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