Catalogue description Regulations Concerning Treated Sewage Sludge on Agricultural Land (SLU Series)

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Details of MAF 689
Reference: MAF 689
Title: Regulations Concerning Treated Sewage Sludge on Agricultural Land (SLU Series)

All records preserved relate to the review and revision of regulations regarding the use of sewage sludge in agriculture.

Date: 1998-2002
Related material:

The SLU series has been opened in retrospect and papers removed from the DETR (WS) series and re-registered into this series in order to isolate papers relating to the revision of regulations regarding use of sewage sludge in agriculture on a Defra file series whilst revision is ongoing.

HLG 127

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: SLU
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, 2001-

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, 1997-2001

Physical description: 7 file(s)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

from 2015 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Accumulation dates: 1998 to 2002
Selection and destruction information: Policy and administrative processes of the State: the formulation of policy and its execution.
Accruals: No further accruals are expected.
Administrative / biographical background:

Created in 1997 in the DETR from the previous functions of the Dept of Environment, the Water Quality Division was responsible for matters relating to the treatment of sewage sludge on the WS file series. On the creation of Defra in 2001 this function transferred into Defra, retaining the name of the responsible branch as Water Quality Division. Responsibility now lies with Water Quality Ongoing Branch of Water Availability and Quality Division.

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