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Waste Management

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 21 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what timetable has been set for the Environment Agency to establish its new online waste data tracking system. (294612)

The Environment Agency is developing new web-based data reporting software called ‘Generic Operator Returns'. This will provide a more efficient and up-to-date method for businesses to provide data to the Environment Agency. Following a successful trial implementation, external web data entry will be phased in from January 2010.