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Cleaner Air for Scotland 2: delivery plan

A plan setting out timelines, milestones and responsible organisations for delivering the actions in Cleaner Air for Scotland 2: towards a better place for everyone.

Cleaner Air for Scotland 2: delivery plan
Industrial Emissions Regulation

Industrial Emissions Regulation

Priority Actions Delivery Organisation (Lead) Delivery Organisation(s) (Support) Short Term Medium Term Long Term
Existing Regulatory Framework Scottish Government will ensure that EU standards and principles relating to emissions of air pollutants continue to apply in Scotland following the UK's exit from the EU, in line with the duties introduced by the Continuity Act 2021. Scottish Government (EQCE) N/A    
Existing Regulatory Framework SEPA will utilise its sector plan approach to encourage businesses to go beyond compliance to achieve further reduction in air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions. SEPA Scottish Government (EQCE)    
Existing Regulatory Framework Scottish Government and SEPA will, as part of the review of the Clean Air Act 1993 (see domestic burning actions), address the regulatory gap relating to stack height assessment for SEPA permitted sites Scottish Government (EQCE) SEPA    
Existing Regulatory Framework The Scottish Government will review the role of incineration in Scotland's waste hierarchy. Scottish Government (EQCE) N/A    
Possible Future regulation Transport Scotland will explore opportunities across traffic management, behaviours and legislation/standards to reduce non-exhaust emissions (NEE) from road traffic. Transport Scotland Scottish Government (EQCE)    
Possible Future Regulation Transport Scotland will contribute into research to develop a consistent method of measuring non-exhaust emissions (NEE) from road traffic, in order to improve the understanding of NEE emissions in Scotland. Transport Scotland Scottish Government (EQCE)    
Possible Future Regulation Scottish Government working with Transport Scotland and SEPA will engage with industry to produce guidance on requirements for gaseous and particulate emission from non-road mobile machinery (NRMM). Scottish Government (EQCE) Transport Scotland/ SEPA    
Possible Future Regulation Transport Scotland will develop an emission impact and evidence base on Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) emissions. Transport Scotland Scottish Government (EQCE)    

Contact

Email: andrew.taylor2@gov.scot