Amendments proposed to the Waste Emissions Trading Bill - continued House of Commons

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Strategies for incineration: Northern Ireland

   

Norman Baker
Sue Doughty

NC8

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   The Department of the Environment must have a strategy for—

      (a) Placing a moratorium on the building of new incinerators until a review is completed of the health and environmental impacts of incineration and other thermal treatments of waste.

      (b) Reducing the amount of waste that is sent for incineration at existing sites.

      (c) Extending the landfill tax to incorporate incineration.

    (2)   Before formulating policy for the purposes of subsection (1), the Department must—

      (a) consult the Secretary of State, the Scottish Ministers and the National Assembly for Wales,

      (b) consult such bodies or persons appearing to it to be representative of the interests of local government as it considers appropriate,

      (c) consult such bodies or persons appearing to it to be representative of the interests of industry as it considers appropriate, and

      (d) carry out such public consultation as it considers appropriate.

    (3)   The Department must set out in a statement any policy formulated for the purposes of subsection (1).

    (4)   The Department must, as soon as a statement is prepared for the purposes of subsection (3), send a copy of it to—

      (a) the Secretary of State,

      (b) the Scottish Ministers, and

      (c) the National Assembly for Wales.'.


Strategies for incineration: England

   

Norman Baker
Sue Doughty

NC9

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The Secretary of State must have a strategy for assessing the environmental and health impacts from incinerators.

    (2)   The Secretary of State will set out in Regulations:

      (a) that all currently operating incinerators will begin continuous monitoring of dioxin emissions;

      (b) that waste disposal authorities must produce waste strategies that do not require the building of new incinerators.

    (3)   Before formulating policy for the purposes of subsections (1) and (2), the Secretary of State must—

      (a) consult the Scottish Ministers, the National Assembly for Wales, the Department of the Environment, the Secretary of State for the Home Office, the Environment Agency and the Mayor of London,

      (b) consult such bodies or persons appearing to him to be representative of the interests of local government as he considers appropriate,

      (c) consult such bodies or persons appearing to him to be representative of the interests of industry as he considers appropriate, and

      (d) carry out such public consultation as he considers appropriate.

    (4)   The Secretary of State must set out in a statement any policy formulated for the purposes of subsections (1) and (2).

    (5)   The Secretary of State must, as soon as a statement is prepared for the purposes of subsection (4), send a copy of it to—

      (a) the Scottish Ministers,

      (b) the National Assembly for Wales, and

      (c) the Department of the Environment.'.


Strategies for incineration: Scotland

   

Norman Baker
Sue Doughty

NC10

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The Scottish Ministers must have a strategy for assessing the environmental and health impacts from incinerators.

    (2)   The Scottish Ministers will set out in legislation:

      (a) that all currently operating incinerators will begin continuous monitoring of dioxin emissions;

      (b) that waste disposal authorities must produce waste strategies that do not require the building of new incinerators.

    (3)   Before formulating policy for the purposes of subsections (1) and (2), the Scottish Ministers must—

      (a) consult the Secretary of State, the National Assembly for Wales, the Department of the Environment and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency,

      (b) consult such bodies or persons appearing to them to be representative of the interests of local government as they consider appropriate,

      (c) consult such bodies or persons appearing to them to be representative of the interests of industry as they consider appropriate, and

      (d) carry out such public consultation as they consider appropriate.

    (4)   The Scottish Ministers must set out in a statement any policy formulated for the purposes of subsections (1) and (2).

    (5)   The Scottish Ministers must, as soon as a statement is prepared for the purposes of subsection (4), send a copy of it to—

      (a) the Secretary of State,

      (b) the National Assembly for Wales, and

      (c) the Department of the Environment.'.


Strategies for incineration: Wales

   

Norman Baker
Sue Doughty

NC11

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   The National Assembly for Wales must have a strategy for assessing the environmental and health impacts from incinerators.

    (2)   The National Assembly for Wales will set out in legislation:

      (a) that all currently operating incinerators will begin continuous monitoring of dioxin emissions;

      (b) that waste disposal authorities must produce waste strategies that do not require the building of new incinerators.

    (3)   Before formulating policy for the purposes of subsections (1) and (2), the Assembly must—

      (a) consult the Secretary of State, the Scottish Ministers, the Department of the Environment and the Environment Agency,

      (b) consult such bodies or persons appearing to it to be representative of the interests of local government as it considers appropriate,

      (c) consult such bodies or persons appearing to it to be representative of the interests of industry as it considers appropriate, and

      (d) carry out such public consultation as it considers appropriate.

    (4)   The Assembly must set out in a statement any policy formulated for the purposes of subsections (1) and (2).

    (5)   The Assembly must, as soon as a statement is prepared for the purposes of subsection (4), send a copy of it to—

      (a) the Secretary of State,

      (b) the Scottish Ministers, and

      (c) the Department of the Environment.'.


Strategies for incineration: Northern Ireland

   

Norman Baker
Sue Doughty

NC12

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   The Department of the Environment must have a strategy for assessing the environmental and health impacts from incinerators.

    (2)   The Department of the Environment will set out in legislation:

      (a) that all currently operating incinerators will begin continuous monitoring of dioxin emissions;

      (b) that waste disposal authorities must produce waste strategies that do not require the building of new incinerators.

    (3)   Before formulating policy for the purposes of subsections (1) and (2), the Department must—

      (a) consult the Secretary of State, the Scottish Ministers and the National Assembly for Wales,

      (b) consult such bodies or persons appearing to it to be representative of the interests of local government as it considers appropriate,

      (c) consult such bodies or persons appearing to it to be representative of the interests of industry as it considers appropriate, and

      (d) carry out such public consultation as it considers appropriate.

    (4)   The Department must set out in a statement any policy formulated for the purposes of subsections (1) and (2).

    (5)   The Department must, as soon as a statement is prepared for the purposes of subsection (4), send a copy of it to—

      (a) the Secretary of State,

      (b) the Scottish Ministers, and

      (c) the National Assembly for Wales.'.


Strategies for recycling and waste reduction: England

   

Norman Baker
Sue Doughty

NC13

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The Secretary of State must have a strategy for—

      (a) setting of statutory targets for the recycling of waste streams from (i) households; (ii) construction and demolition waste; (iii) business,

      (b) developing a mandatory doorstep recycling scheme in all local authorities within a period of 5 years,

      (c) developing the market for recycled materials and goods in parallel with the increase in collected materials.

    (2)   Before formulating policy for the purposes of subsection (1), the Secretary of State must—

      (a) consult the Scottish Ministers, the National Assembly for Wales, the Department of the Environment, the Secretary of State for the Home Office, the Environment Agency and the Mayor of London.

      (b) consult such bodies or persons appearing to him to be representative of the interests of local government as he considers appropriate,

      (c) consult such bodies or persons appearing to him to be representative of the interests of industry as he considers appropriate, and

      (d) carry out such public consultation as he considers appropriate.

    (3)   The Secretary of State must set out in a statement any policy formulated for the purposes of subsection (1).

    (4)   The Secretary of State must, as soon as a statement is prepared for the purposes of subsection (3), send a copy of it to—

      (a) the Scottish Ministers,

      (b) the National Assembly for Wales, and

      (c) the Department of the Environment.'.


Strategies for recycling and waste reduction: Scotland

   

Norman Baker
Sue Doughty

NC14

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   The Scottish Ministers must have a strategy for—

      (a) setting of statutory targets for the recycling of waste streams from (i) households; (ii) construction and demolition waste; (iii) business,

      (b) developing a mandatory doorstep recycling scheme within 5 years,

      (c) developing the market for recycled materials and goods in parallel with the increase in collected materials.

    (2)   Before formulating policy for the purposes of subsection (1), the Scottish Ministers must—

      (a) consult the Secretary of State, the National Assembly for Wales, the Department of the Environment and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency,

      (b) consult such bodies or persons appearing to them to be representative of the interests of local government as they consider appropriate,

      (c) consult such bodies or persons appearing to them to be representative of the interests of industry as they consider appropriate, and

      (d) carry out such public consultation as they consider appropriate.

    (3)   The Scottish Ministers must set out in a statement any policy formulated for the purposes of subsection (1).

    (4)   The Scottish Ministers must, as soon as a statement is prepared for the purposes of subsection (3), send a copy of it to—

      (a) the Secretary of State,

      (b) the National Assembly for Wales, and

      (c) the Department of the Environment.'.


 
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