The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 requires certain industrial installations to obtain an environmental permit before they are allowed to operate. Facilities requiring a permit range from roadstone coating plants, to animal feed mills to car body paint shops. Some facilities require a permit by definition, whilst others only require a permit if they exceed specified criteria, such as throughput, amounts of solvent used etc. These were amended significantly by the The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Ammendment) Regulations 2013. There is no official consolidated version.
A list of those facilities issued with a permit, or those with an application pending, is available from this web page by viewing the Public Register below.
The environmental permitting regime is split into three categories and is regulated by two different regulators: