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FOI 12739

Contaminated Land Public Register, Part 2a of theEnvironmental Protection Act 1990

Request

With regard to the Freedom of Information Act, I would be grateful if you could provide answers to the following:

1) Does the council maintain a register of potentially contaminated land under part 2a of the Environmental Protection Act 1990?
2) If so, is this available for inspection by the public?
3) If yes, please can you provide all effected contaminated land areas (including location) within your local authority boundaries?
4) When did the council last carry out a review of this information and publish the results?
5) when will the council be carrying out its next review of this information?
6) Under which section within the authority does the responsibility for the maintenance of the register lie?
7) Do you have records of any underground fuel storage tanks at the site?
8) If yes, where can this be inspected and can you provide a list?
9) Can you please provide any ‘potential contaminated’ land that you may deem to be ‘contaminated land’ under part 2a of the Environmental Protection act 1990 in the near future?
7) Please can you confirm that any findings in your contaminated land register is under the OGL with the ability to use in commercial reports?

Response

1) Does the council maintain a register of potentially contaminated land under part 2a of the Environmental Protection Act 1990?
Yes although there are no entries on the register

2) If so, is this available for inspection by the public?
An electronic copy of the register would be available on the Council website at the following address http://www.brentwood.gov.uk/index.php?cid=718

3) If yes, please can you provide all effected contaminated land areas (including location) within your local authority boundaries?
None currently identified

4) When did the council last carry out a review of this information and publish the results?
Not applicable

5) When will the council be carrying out its next review of this information?
If/when any entries are added to the register

6) Under which section within the authority does the responsibility for the maintenance of the register lie?
Environmental Health

7) Do you have records of any underground fuel storage tanks at the site?
The Council does not hold any records of underground fuel storage tanks

8) If yes, where can this be inspected and can you provide a list?
Not applicable

9) Can you please provide any 'potential contaminated' land that you may deem to be 'contaminated land' under part 2a of the Environmental Protection act 1990 in the near
future?
None identified

7) Please can you confirm that any findings in your contaminated land register is under the OGL with the ability to use in commercial reports?
As far as I am aware this would be the case for any entries on the register