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Environmental responsibilities

Business legal responsibilities, environmental policies and legislation, licences and permits.

  1. Apply to carry out activities that may affect the environment

    Get permission to carry out activities that could cause environmental harm.

  2. Get advice on environmental issues

    Find out what organisations can give you advice to help your business become more environmentally friendly.

  3. Get environmental advice on your planning project

    Information on where to get help for making sure your planning project is environmentally safe.

  4. Environmental taxes, reliefs and schemes for businesses

    Find out about green taxes for businesses.

  5. Find protected areas of countryside

    Find protected areas, check if your business or home is near one and what environmental restrictions apply.

  6. Contaminated land

    Who's responsible for cleaning up contaminated land and how you know if your business is on a contaminated site.

  7. Report an environmental incident

    Find out how and when to report an environmental incident.

  8. Implement an Environmental Management System

    Guidance on adopting an EMS to help improve the environmental performance of your business.

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