B5.7.1 English Legislation

You do not need detailed knowledge of legislation for the exam.

Please note that due to the IEMA ending the course, this section is no longer being up-dated.


Contaminated Land (England) Regulations 2006 [SI No. 1380]

These regulations set out the provisions relating to the identification and remediation of contaminated land. It identifies sites requiring regulation as ‘special sites’ and adds land contaminated by radioactive substances to this classification.

These will be discussed in more detail in a moment.

Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001 [SI No. 2954]

These regulations impose a general set of requirements for preventing pollution of controlled waters from oil storage, particularly fixed tanks or mobile bowsers.