The Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2022
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom
Commencement: 12th December 2022
- The Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Licensing etc.) Regulations 2010
The Regulations prohibit the storage of carbon dioxide in the water column. The Regulations set out the procedure for applications for ‘appraisal’ times and ‘storage permits’. A list is required to be kept of those with permits.
The Regulations put in place requirements for the closure and post-closure plans for those with storage permits.
The Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) Regulations 2009 have been amended so as to include the Directive on Carbon Capture and Storage.
Minor technical changes are made to replace references to the EU Emissions Trading System Directive with references to The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012 and The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Order 2020.
References to ‘exit day’ are replaced with references to ‘IP completion day’.
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