Ineos

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 10th April 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb Green

To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with Ineos about environmental standards; and (1) what steps they have taken, and (2) what correspondence they have had with any public body, as a result of any such discussions.

Photo of Lord Gardiner of Kimble Lord Gardiner of Kimble The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Government routinely discusses environmental standards as part of its ongoing engagement with key industry bodies and operators, such as Ineos, to ensure high standards of environmental protection are maintained.

The Environment Agency oversees a robust regime for industrial installations to ensure that it takes an integrated approach to pollution control. It routinely engages with a number of operators, including Ineos, to ensure compliance with the UK’s environmental regulations.

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