Guidance on the Assessment of Peat Volumes, Reuse of Excavated Peat and the Minimisation of Waste
17 January 2012
This document is aimed at businesses engaged in activities that involve developments on peat. The principles contained in the document apply to all forms of development on peat, although the examples used are taken from wind farms. This guidance ensures consistency in the application of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s (SEPA) regulatory position on such developments and supports SEPA’s Regulatory Position Statement on Developments on Peat.
The information contained in this guidance has been prepared by a joint working group involving Scottish Renewables, SEPA, and representatives from companies with development and construction experience in peatland environments.