ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION, REGULATION & GUIDANCE

KEY CONTAMINATED LAND LEGISLATION & GUIDANCE:

– The Environmental Protection Act 1990

– The Environment Act 1995

– Environmental Protection Act 1990: Part 2A, Contaminated Land, 2006

– The Contaminated Land (England) Regulations 2006

– The Environmental Damage (Prevention & Remediation) Regulations 2009

– Environment Agency (2004) Contaminated Land Report 11; Model Procedures for the Management of Land Contamination (CLR 11)

– Environment Agency (2000) Technical Aspects of Site Investigation (2 Vols.). Research and Development Technical Report P5-06517R.

– Volume I

– Volume II

– Environment Agency (2001) Secondary Model Procedure for the Development of Appropriate  Soil Sampling Strategies for Land Contamination. R&D Technical Report PS-066/7R.

– Environment Agency (2009) Human health toxicological assessment of contaminants in soil.Science Report Final SC050021/SR2.

– Environment Agency, Updated technical background to the CLEA model (2009) Science Report Final SC050021/SR3

– Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Planning Policy Statement 23: Planning and PollutionControl: 2004. Annex 2: Development on Land Affected by Contamination, 2004

– Environment Agency (1999) Methodology for the Derivation of Remedial Targets for Soil and Groundwater to Protect Water Resources. R&D Publication 20.

– Department of the Environment (1995) Industry profiles (various titles)

– National House Building Council (2007) Guidance on evaluation of development proposals on sites where methane and carbon dioxide are present.

– The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health: The Local Authority Guide to Ground Gas, 2009

– Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and Land Quality Management, Generic Assessment Criteria for Human Health Risk Assessment, 2006

Environment Agency (2005) guidance on Requirements for Land Contamination Reports NOW REPLACED BY

– Environment Agency (2010) GPLC1 – Guiding principles for land contamination

– Environment Agency (2006) Remedial Targets Methodology – Hydrogeological Risk Assessment for Land Contamination

– National House-Building Council, Environment Agency and Chartered Institute of

– Environmental Health (2008) Guidance for the Safe Development of Housing on Land Affected by Contamination. EA R&D Publication 66.

Various Site Characterisation References from the EA