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FIRE PREVENTION PLAN UPADTE

24/08/2016

As you will be aware we have been busy working with the Environment Agency to see if we could develop a.....

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SMDA13: STILL A LOT OF UNCERTAINTY IN LOCAL AUTHORITIES

17/08/2016

The 3-year SMDA13 licences are now/ will shortly be due for renewal. MVDA is still getting queries from local authority officers about a wide range of issues about SMDA13 & vehicle dismantlers. Questions include (but are not limited to):

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MVDA CHAIRMAN CALLS FOR MORE ACTION OVER ILLEGAL WASTE SITES

03/08/2016

Chairman of the Motor Vehicle and Dismantling Association (MVDA) Duncan Wemyss has called for more funding for the Environment Agency to tackle illegal waste sites. Delivering his chairman’s report at the MVDA AGM last month, which was held at the CARS and Metals Recycling Event at Donington Park, Mr Wemyss also urged.....

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NEW FIRE PREVENTION PLAN GUIDANCE HAS BEEN PUBLISHED

29/07/2016

The Environment Agency has today (Friday 29 July) published updated regulatory guidance to help reduce the risk and impact of fires at regulated waste sites after a three month consultation with industry, local authorities, regulators and the general public

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ENVIRONMENT AGENCY TO TAKE ACTION ON WASTE SITES LACKING TCM

27/07/2016

Continuing concerns about a lack of Technically Competent Managers (TCM) at waste sites will result in tougher legal requirements being introduced, a senior Environment Agency official said last week at a DEFRA meeting on waste crime.

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TRADE ASSOCIATIONS CALL FOR TOUGHER ACTION ON ILLEGAL OPERATORS

27/07/2016

At a DEFRA meeting last week in London on proposals to deal with waste crime, Trade Associations for vehicle dismantlers, metal & tyre recyclers called for tougher & more transparent action on illegal operators.....

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EA FPP UPDATE 26 07 2016

26/07/2016

We have now received a draft updated version of the EA FPP guidance. It now makes clear that it applies to ELVs. This new document is still very challenging for auto recyclers & it is possible that it could have significant negative implications for many businesses. So it is vital that you....

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EA CLOSE TO PUBLISHING REVISED FIRE PREVENTION PLAN GUIDANCE WHILST ANOTHER MAJOR FIRE REPORTED

19/07/2016

MVDA understands that the Environment Agency is close to publishing its latest revision of the FPP guidance.....

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MVDA MEMBERS HANDBOOK & DIRECTORY

19/07/2016

The latest magazine should be with members in the next few days. We have also enclosed a copy of the new MVDA members handbook & Directory.....

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NEW BUSINESS INSURANCE SCHEME EXCLUSIVE TO MVDA MEMBERS

19/07/2016

IHN is delighted to announce a brand new business insurance scheme exclusive to MVDA members. This will complement the existing insurance scheme, cementing the company’s reputation as the ‘Broker of Choice for the Vehicle Recycling Industry’.

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