Pork: Everything you need to know about environmental permitting regulations (EPR)
Zanita Markham, AHDB Knowledge Transfer Manager
Mella Waitt, Environment Agency
Alison Frogley, Environment Agency
In 2017, a new Best Available Techniques Reference Document (BREF) was released which included a series of Best Available Techniques (BAT) Conclusions.
These BAT Conclusions come into force for all permitted farms on 21 February 2021. The BAT Conclusions are the techniques to prevent or, where this is not practicable, reduce emissions from pig and poultry farms.
Use this information to help complete an EPR application when planning new pig housing or slurry storage facilities.
How to comply with your environmental permit, IPPC noise management and example EPR application forms.
What you must do to carry out a risk assessment if you're a farmer applying for a bespoke permit for intensive farming.
Rules you must follow, who’s responsible and when to notify the Environment Agency.
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