Noise Pollution Noise
can be a real problem, especially for those who live close together in
flats or terraced houses or close to a business or industrial premises.
Read our noise pages to see how we can help you with a noise complaint.
Smoke Nuisance There
are no permitted times in Kettering for lighting bonfires. There are
many ways to dispose of waste and unwanted items without the need to
light a bonfire. You can report a Smoke Nuisance online.
Clean Air Act Under the Clean Air Act 1993,
certain chimneys serving industrial or business furnaces or boilers
require approval from the Council before they are first used.
Local Air Quality Management
The Environment Act 1995 introduced legislation for the local
management of air quality. Part IV of the Act introduced a statutory
duty for local authorities to review and assess the air quality within
Water Quality Information
regarding mains water and bathing water. If you are concerned about the
quality of your mains water supply you should contact your supplier.
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Using chemicals or other hazardous substances at work can put people's health at risk, causing diseases including asthma, dermatitis or cancer. The COSHH regulations require employers to control substances that can harm workers' health.
Asbestos at Work The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 came into force in 2006. These Regulations bring together the three previous sets of Regulations covering the prohibition of asbestos, the control of asbestos at work and asbestos licensing.
Radon in the Workplace Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas found in the air we
breathe. We have always received doses of radiation from it and always
Land Pollution An historical legacy of the Industrial Revolution has left many parts of the United Kingdom with a substantial amount of chemicals left in the ground.