Catalogue description Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Pollution: Registered Files (HMIP Series)

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Reference: AT 99
Title: Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Pollution: Registered Files (HMIP Series)

The series contains records of Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Pollution (HMIP) and includes Management Board minutes; policy development and consultations relating to pollution, waste, discharges to water, Radon gas; nuclear industry consultations; Hinckley Point 'C' Public Inquiry and papers for the Radioactive Waste Management Advisory Committee (RWMAC). It also includes records on the setting up of the Environment Agency in 1996.

The series contains records which pre-date the creation of HMIP.

Date: 1972-1996
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: HMIP
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Department of the Environment, Hazardous Waste Inspectorate, 1983-1987

Health and Safety Commission, Health and Safety Executive, Industrial Air Pollution Inspectorate, 1983-1987

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Pollution, 1987-1996

Physical description: 265 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Environment Agency , 2010-2017

Accumulation dates: File series started in 1987
Selection and destruction information: Selected under section of The National Archive's acquisition policy, impact of the state on the natural environment.
Accruals: No further accruals are expected.
Administrative / biographical background:

On the 1 April 1987 the Industrial Air Pollution Inspectorate was transferred from Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to the Department of the Environment and together with the Radiochemical Inspectorate, the Hazardous Waste Inspectorate and a newly created Water Inspectorate, formed Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Pollution (HMIP).

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