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PE01522: Improving bulk fuel storage safety

Environment Energy

Petitioner: Simon Brogan


Date Lodged: 16 April 2014

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review the current statutory provisions applying to bulk fuel storage sites to ensure the same level of secondary containment is in place irrespective of the reason for the fuel being stored.

Petition History:


20 May 2014: The Committee took evidence from Simon Brogan. The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, the Health and Safety Executive, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, SSE, Orkney Islands Council and Certas Energy. Link to Official Report 20 May 2014 (491KB pdf)

5 August 2014: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 5 August 2014 (399KB pdf)

23 February 2016: The Committee agreed to close the petition, under Rule 15.7, on the basis that the terms of the petition have been fulfilled as the Scottish Government has set out is intention to review and conduct a consultation on the issue and that the Scottish Environment Protection Agency plans to keep the petitioner informed of developments. Link to Official Report 23 February 2016

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