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Under section 72 of the Environmental Protection Act 1986, companies must report discharges of waste likely to cause pollution or environmental harm, as soon as practicable.

Download the pdfGuideline: Notification of waste discharges293.13 KB.

Important note: If the premises causing the waste discharge is licensed or registered by DER, the licence conditions may include incident notification requirements that apply in addition to the duty to notify under section 72.