§ 21. Mr. Jim Marshall
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when the provisions of part I of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 will be fully implemented.
§ 25. Mr. David Martin
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the timetable for the implementation of integrated pollution control under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
§ Mr. Trippier
Subject to Parliament's approval of the necessary regulations, integrated pollution control will come into effect for all new processes and substantial changes to existing processes from 1 April. Existing processes will be phased in over a five-year period, starting with large combustion plants for which applications will be required by 30 April. More details will be given in general guidance on IPC, to be published shortly.