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This section of RPA's website aims to provide online copies of reports and publications. The links provided on this page are ordered by the sector of relevance. You may also access the same links ordered by chronology on the corresponding page.

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Risk

Risk Policy

Risk Assessment
Consumer Health and Safety
Flood Risk Assessment

Policy

EU Policy

UK Policy
International Policy

Other Policy

   Chemicals

REACH & GHS

Biocides & Pesticides

Chemicals Risk Assessment

Chemicals Risk Management

Other Chemical Policy Studies

   Economics

Impact Assessments & Sectoral Studies

Environmental Economics

Methodologies

Environment

Agriculture, Conservation and Land Use

Energy, Air Emissions and Climate Change

Flooding & Erosion

Policy Work

Impacts of Flooding

Flood Risk Assessment

Investment Appraisal

 

Agriculture, Conservation and Land Use

Environmental, Economic and Social Impacts of the use of Sewage Sludge on land

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Environment

Read/download the Full Report

Estimating the Environmental Impacts of Pillar I Reform and the Potential Implications for Axis II Funding Profile
Report prepared for and published by Defra (March 2008)

Read/download the full report

Flood Defence Standards for Designated Areas
Report prepared for and published by English Nature (September 2006)

Read/download the summary and/or the full report

Means to Improve the Consistency and Efficiency of the Legislative Framework in the Field of Biotechnology Art 31 (7a, 7b and 7d) of Directive 2001/18/EC

Report prepared by Schenkelaars Biotechnology Consultancy in cooperation with Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd.  Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Environment (April 2004)

Read/download the full report

Review of Key Issues Related to Economic Instruments to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Pesticide Use

Report prepared for and published by Defra (April 2004)

Read/download the summary and/or the full report

Water Framework Directive - Indicative Costs of Agricultural Measures

Report prepared for and published by Defra (July 2003)

Read/download the summary and/or the full report

An Investigation into the Decline of the Broads Reed and Sedge Cutting Industry

Report prepared for the Broads Authority (September 2002)

Further information is available here

Implementing Directive 2001/18/EC:   Regulatory Impact Assessment

Report prepared for and published by Defra (September 2002)

Read/download the full report

The Role of Economic Instruments in Managing Diffuse Nutrient Pollution:   A Focus on Phosphorus

Report prepared for and published by English Nature (April 2002)

Read/download the full report

Guidance on the Costing of Environmental Pollution from Construction
Report prepared for and published by CIRIA (2001)

Read/download the summary or purchase the report

Sustainable Flood Defence- The Case for Washlands

Report prepared for and published by English Nature (February 2001)

Read/download the full report

The Effectiveness of the Floodplain ESA Schemes in the Maintenance and Enhancement of Biodiversity

Report prepared for and published by English Nature

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Biocides and Pesticides

Determining the Usage and Usage Patterns of Amenity Pesticides across the UK

Report prepared for and published by the Chemicals Regulation Directorate, HSE (February 2011)

Read/download the full report

Towards the Development and Dissemination of Best Practice on Sustainable Use of Biocidal Products

Report prepared for and published by European Commission, DG Environment (October 2010) (with Milieu and Hydrotox)

Read/download the full report, the Annexes, matrix of best practice documents

Determining the Usage and Usage Patterns of Amenity Pesticides across the UK

Report prepared for Pesticide Safety Directorate (March 2008)

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Study on Impact of the Implementation of Directive 98/8/EC concerning the Placing on the Market of Biocidal Products

Report prepared for and published by European Commission, DG Environment (October 2007) (with Hydrotox and Okopol)

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Review of Key Issues Related to Economic Instruments to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Pesticide Use

Report prepared for and published by Defra (April 2004)

Read/download the summary and/or the full report

Chemicals Risk Assessment

Study on Data Needs for a Full Raw Materials Flow Analysis

Report prepared and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (August 2012)

Read/download the full report and annexes

Non-surfactant Organic Ingredients and Zeolite-based Detergents

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise & Industry (June 2006)

Read/download the full report

Future Perspectives in Risk Assessment of Chemicals

Chapter by Pete Floyd in Harrison RM & Hester RE (2006):  Chemicals in the Environment: Assessing and Managing Risk, Royal Society of Chemicals, London

Further information is available here 

Risk Assessment Studies on Targeted Consumer Applications of Certain Organotin Compounds

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise & Industry (September 2005)

Read/download the full report

Environmental Risk Evaluation Report: Perfluorooctanesulphonate (PFOS)

Report prepared by Building Research Establishment (BRE) and Risk & Policy Analysts.  Prepared for and published by the Environment Agency (September 2004)

Read/download the full report

Revised Assessment of the Risks to Health and the Environment associated with
the Use of Organostannic Compounds

Report prepared for the European Commission and funded by ETINSA (December 2003)

Read/download the full report

Risks to Health and the Environment Related to the Use of Mercury Products

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (August 2002)

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The Risks to Health and Environment by Cadmium used as a Colouring Agent or a Stabiliser in Polymers and for Metal Plating

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (December 2000)

Read/download the full report and/or the CSTEE comments

Chemicals Risk Management

A Review of Latest Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Research Implications for Drinking Water

Prepared for and published by Defra/DWI (March 2012)

Read/download the Full Report

Proposal for Identification of a Substance as a Category 1A or 1B CMR, PBT, vPvB or a Substance of an Equivalent Level of Concern: Lead Diazide

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG European Chemical Agency (August 2011)

Read/download the Annex XV Dossier

Proposal for Identification of a Substance as a Category 1A or 1B CMR, PBT, vPvB or a Substance of an Equivalent Level of Concern: Lead 2, 4, 6-trinitro-m-phenylene dioxide (Lead Styphnate)

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG European Chemical Agency (August 2011)

Read/download the Annex XV Dossier

Proposal for Identification of a Substance as a category 1A or 1B CMR, PBT, vPvB or a Substance of an Equivalent Level of Concern: Hydrazine

Prepared for and published by the European Chemical Agency (February 2011)

Read/download the Annex XV Dossier

Evaluation of Possible Restrictions on Short Chain Chlorinated Paraffins (SCCPs)
Report prepared for the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), the Netherlands (July 2010)

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Socio-Economic Evaluation Arising from a Proposal for Risk Reduction Measures Related to Restrictions on 1,4 Dichlorobenzene

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (June 2010)

Read/download the Full Report

Socio-Economic Impact of Potential Update of the Restrictions ont he Marketing and Use of Cadmium

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (April 2010)

Read/download the Full Report

Socio-Economic Impact of a Potential Update of the Restrictions on the Marketing and Use of Cadmium

Report prepared for the European Commission, DG Enterprise (December 2009)

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Proposal for Identification of a Substance as a CMR, PBT, vPvB or a Substance of an Equivalent Level of Concern (Substance: Coal Tar Pitch, High Temperature)

Prepared for and published by the European Chemicals Agency (August 2009)

Read/download the Annex XV Dossier

Assessment of the Risk to Consumers from Borates and the Impact of Potential Restrictions on their Marketing and Use

Report prepared for the European Commission, DG Enterprise (November 2008)

Read/download the full report

Assessing the Impact of the Revision of Directive 98/8/EC Concerning the Placing of Biocidal Products on the Market

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Environment (February 2008)

Read/download the Full Report

Impact Assessment of Potential Restrictions on the Marketing and Use of Certain Organotin Compounds

Report prepared for the European Commission, DG Enterprise (October 2007)

Read/download the full report

Dichloromethane: Impact Assessment of Potential Restrictions on the Marketing and Use of Dichloromethane in Paint Strippers

Report prepared for the European Commission, DG Enterprise (April 2007)

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Assessment of the UK Voluntary Agreement for the Reduction in Risk from
Nonylphenol, Nonylphenol Ethoxylates, Octylphenol and Octylphenol Ethoxylates

Report prepared for and published by Defra (June 2006)

Read/download the full report

Environmental Risk Reduction Strategy and Analysis of Advantages and Drawbacks for Hexavalent Chromium

Report prepared for and published by Defra (October 2005)

Read/download the full report

Perfluorooctane Sulphonate:  Risk Reduction Strategy and Analysis of Advantages and Drawbacks

Report prepared for Defra and the Environment Agency and published by Defra (August 2004)

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Interim Risk Reduction Strategy and Analysis of Advantages and Drawbacks for
Bisphenol-A

Report prepared for and published by Defra (August 2003)

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Risk Reduction Strategy and Analysis of Advantages and Drawbacks for Octabromodiphenyl Ether

Report prepared for and published by Defra (June 2002)

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The Availability of Substitutes for Soft PVC Containing Phthalates in Certain Toys and Childcare Articles
Report prepared for the European Commission, DG Enterprise (July 2000)

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Risk Reduction Strategy and Analysis of Advantages and Drawbacks for Acrylamide

Report prepared for DETR and published by Defra (March 2000)

Read/download the full report

Risk Reduction Strategy and Analysis of Advantages and Drawbacks for Naphthalene

Report prepared for DETR and published by Defra (March 2000)

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Risk Reduction Strategy and Analysis of Advantages and Drawbacks for Pentabromodiphenyl Ether

Report prepared for DETR and published by Defra (March 2000)

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Nonylphenol Risk Reduction Strategy

Report prepared for DETR and published by Defra (September 1999)

Read/download the full report

Risk Reduction Strategy on the Use of Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins in Leather Processing

Report prepared for DETR and published by Defra (December 1997)

Read/download the full report

Consumer Health and Safety

Framework Contract on Evaluation, Impact Assessment and Related Services - Consumer Policy: Ex-Post and Mid-Term Evaluations

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Health and Consumer Protection (March 2011)

Read/download the Full Report

Flood Risks to People Phase II

Report prepared by HR Wallingford in association with the Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University and Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd.  Published by Defra (March 2006)

Read/dowload the project reports

Establishing a Comparative Inventory of Approaches and Methods Used by Enforcement Authorities for the Assessment of the Safety of Consumer Products Covered by Directive 2001/95/EC on General Product Safety and Identification of Best Practices

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG SANCO (February 2006)

Read/download the full report

Assessment of Best Practices in Fairgrounds and Amusement Parks in Relation to Safety of Consumers

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Health and Consumer Protection (March 2005)

Read a summary or download the full report

Study on the Impact of the Revision of the Council Directive 88/378/EEC on the Safety of Toys

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (October 2004)

Read/download the full report

Comparative Study on Cosmetics Legislation in the EU and Other Principal Markets
with Special Attention to so-called Borderline Products

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (August 2004)

Read/download the full report

The Appraisal of Human-related Intangible Impacts of Flooding

Report prepared by Risk & Policy Analysts in association with the Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University, EFTEC and CASPAR, University of Newcastle.  Published by Defra (August 2004)

Read/download the summary and/or the full report

Inedibles in Food Product Packaging

Report prepared for and published by STOA, European Parliament (September 2003)

Read/download the full report

The Impact of the New Chemicals Policy on Health and the Environment

Report prepared by Risk & Policy Analysts in association with BRE Environment.  Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Environment (June 2003)

Read/download the full report

The Availability of Substitutes for Soft PVC Containing Phthalates in Certain Toys and Childcare Articles
Report prepared for the European Commission, DG Enterprise (July 2000)

Read/download the full report

The Optimisation of Consumer Safety

Report prepared by CERM, University of East Anglia and Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd.  Published by DTI (October 1997)

Read/download the full report

Energy, Emissions to Air and Climate Change

Stockpiling of Non-Energy Raw Materials

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (March 2012)

Read/download the Full Report

Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of Climate Change on the Brue Valley

Prepared for and published by Somerset Wildlife Trust and the Brue Valley Living Landscape Project (May 2011)

Read/download the Full Report

Trends and Best Practice in Climate Change

Report prepared by Dr Jan Vernon for and published by BSI (July 2006)

Further information is available here

Sustainable Development in the Production and Use of Coal

Report prepared by Dr Jan Vernon for and published by the International Energy Agency (February 2004)

Further information is available here

Climate Adaptation:   Risk, Uncertainty and Decision-making

Report prepared for and published by UK Climate Impacts Programme (May 2003)

Read/download the full report

Risk Assessment Method for Local Air Pollution Control Stage 2 - Trial of the Risk Assessment Method

Report prepared for and published by Defra, in partnership with National Assembly for
Wales and Department of Trade and Industry (April 2002)

Read/download the full report

Clean Coal Technology Transfer - CO2 Reduction in Power Generation

Report prepared by Dr Jan Vernon for and published by IEA Clean Coal Centre (August 1999)

Further information is available here

Environmental Economics

Re-identification of Recreational Waters, Cost Benefit and SWOT Analysis

Report prepared for and published by the Mersey Basin Campaign and the Environment Agency (November 2005)

Read/download the full report

Cost-Benefit Analysis and Chemical Risk Management

Report prepared by Meg Postle for and published by the International Council on Mining and Metals (December 1997)

Read/download the full report

Sea Empress Cost Benefit Project

Report prepared for and published by the Environment Agency (1998)

Read Agency summary and/or download the full report  (Note large 28MB file)

EU Policy(see also REACH)

Impact Assessment Study Concerning the Revision of Directive 2000/9/EC Relating to Cableway Installations Designed to Carry Persons

Prepared for, and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (October 2012)

Read/download the Final Report

Study on the impact of EU policies and the measures undertaken in their framework on tourism

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (August 2012)

Read/download the Summary Report, Final Report (Volume 1) and Final Report (Volume 2)

In depth assessment of the situation of the European footwear sector and prospects for its future development. Task 7: Synthesis Report

Prepared for, and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (July 2012)

Read/download the Final Report Summary and the full Final Report

Simplification of EU Legislation in the Field of Textile Names and Labelling

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (July 2008)

Read/download the Full Report

Impact of European Regulation on the EU Cosmetics Industry

Report prepared for the European Commission, DG Enterprise (September 2007)

Read/download the full report

Study on the Impact of the Revision of the Council Directive 88/378/EEC on the Safety of Toys

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (October 2004)

Read/download the full report

Comparative Study on Cosmetics Legislation in the EU and Other Principal Markets
with Special Attention to so-called Borderline Products

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (August 2004)

Read/download the full report

Flood Risk Assessment

Flood Risks to People Phase II

Report prepared by HR Wallingford in association with the Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University and Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd.  Published by Defra (March 2006)

Read/dowload the summary, full report, guidance document and/or further details

Flood Risks to People Phase I

Report prepared by HR Wallingford in association with the Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University and Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd.  Published by Defra (July 2003)

Read/download the project report and/or further details

Impact Assessment & Sectoral Studies

Ex-Post Evaluation and Impact Assessment Study on Enhancing the Implementation of the Internal market Legislation Relating to Motor Vehicles

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (February 2012)

Read/download the Full Report and Impact Assessment Report

Ex-Post Evaluation of the Gas Appliances Directive

Report prepared for the European Commission, DG Enterprise (March 2011)

Read/download the full report

Impact Assessment Study on the Measuring Instruments Directive 2004/22/EC: Report on Suggestions for Amendments and Additions to the MI Directive

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (March 2011)

Read/download the Full Report

Impact Assessment Study on the Measuring Instruments Directive 2004/22/EC: Report on the Repeal of Eight Old Approach Directives in Legal Metrology

Prepared for and Published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (March 2011)

Read/download the Full Report

Study in View of the Revision of Directive 97/68/EC on Non-Road Mobile Machinery

Prepared for and publised by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (December 2010)

Read/download the Full Report

The Effect of Business Resource Efficiency on Employment and Competition

Prepared for and published by Defra (October 2010)

Read/download the Full Report

Monitoring and Control: Today's Market and its Evolution till 2020

Report (with Decision) the European Commission, DG Infso (November 2008) and published by the EU Bookshop in 2009

Read/download the publication details and/or the full report

Regulatory Impact Assessment for a Proposed Water Framework Directive Daughter Directive on Priority Substances

Report prepared for and published by Defra (December 2006) for consultation

Further information is available here

Post-conciliation Partial Rregulatory Impact Assessment:  Groundwater Proposals under Article 17 of the Water Framework Directive

Report prepared for and published by Defra (December 2006)

Further information is available here

Assessment of Best Practices in Fairgrounds and Amusement Parks in Relation to Safety of Consumers

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Health and Consumer Protection (March 2005)

Read a summary or download the full report

Study on the Impact of the Revision of the Council Directive 88/378/EEC on the Safety of Toys

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (October 2004)

Read/download the full report

Comparative Study on Cosmetics Legislation in the EU and Other Principal Markets
with Special Attention to so-called Borderline Products

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (August 2004)

Read/download the full report

Partial Regulatory Impact Assessment of the Proposed Revision of the Directive on Electromagnetic Compatability

Report prepared for DTI in June 2003, published by DTI in January 2007 to accompany the new Regulations

Read/download the full report

Cost Benefit Analysis on the Draft Amendment of the EC Directive on Electromagnetic Compatibility

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (January 2002)

Read/download the full report and the calculation spreadsheets (Excel file)

Impacts of Flooding

Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Research and Development Programme: Changes in Asset Values on Eroding Coasts

Prepared for and published jointly by Defra and The Environment Agency (February 2009)

Read/download the Full Technical Report

The Appraisal of Human-related Intangible Impacts of Flooding

Report prepared by Risk & Policy Analysts in association with the Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University, EFTEC and CASPAR, University of Newcastle.  Published by Defra (August 2004)

Read/download the summary and/or the full report

 

International Policy

 

Investment Appraisal

Developing an Evidence Base for Improving Appraisal Guidance

Report prepared for and published by Defra (February 2007)

Read/download the summary and/or the project reports

Scoping Study into the Cost of Flooding - Using the August 2004 Event as a Case Study

Report prepared by JBA Consulting with cost estimates provided by Risk & Policy Analysts (without acknowledgement!).  Prepared for and published by the Scottish Executive (May 2005)

Read/download the full report

Developing a Multi Criteria Analysis Methodology for Application to Flood and Coastal Management Appraisals

Report prepared for and published by Defra (November 2004)

Read/download the project reports

Sustainable Flood Defence- The Case for Washlands

Report prepared for and published by English Nature (February 2001)

Read/download the full report

Marine Environment

Value of the Impact of Marine Protected Areas on Recreation and Tourism Services

Prepared for, and published by Defra (August 2013)

Read/download the Case Study Final Report

Feasibility Study of Introducing Instruments to Prevent Littering

Prepared for, and published by the European Commission, DG Environment (January 2013)

Read/download the Final Report and Annexes

Scottish Marine Bill Regulatory Impact Assessment

Prepared for and published by the Scottish Government (March 2009)

Read/download the Full Report

Regulatory Impact Assessment for the European Marine Thematic Strategy and Proposed Marine Strategy Directive

Partial Regulatory Impact Assessment prepared for Defra (November 2005)

Read/download the full report

Regulatory Impact Assessment for the European Marine Thematic Strategy and Possible Marine Directive

Evaluation of the European Commission Impact Assessment.  Report prepared for Defra (October 2005)

Read/download the full report

Sea Empress Cost Benefit Project

Report prepared for and published by the Environment Agency (1998)

Read Agency summary and/or download the full report  (Note large 28MB file)

Methodologies (Economics)

 

Other Chemical Policy Studies

Impact Assessment of Implementing the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Reports prepared by Risk & Policy Analysts, London Economics and the Danish Toxicological Centre.  Reports prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (May 2006)

Read/download the summary and/or reports

Socio-Economic Impacts of the Identification of Priority Hazardous Substances under the Water Framework Directive

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Environment (December 2000)

Read/download the summary and/or the full report

Cost-Benefit Analysis and Chemical Risk Management

Report prepared by Meg Postle for and published by the International Council on Mining and Metals (December 1997)

Read/download the full report

Other Policy

A Regulatory Gaps Study for the Products and Applications of Nanotechnologies

Report prepared by Central Science Laboratory and Risk & Policy Analysts.  Prepared for and published by Defra (March 2006)

Read/download the report (in Defra SID5 format)

Policy Work (Flood & Erosion)

North Norfolk Coastal Change Pathfinder Programme: Wolferton Creek to SOuth Hunstanton - Mechanisms for Securing Contributions and Discussion of Alternative Actions

Prepared for BCKLWN and published by North Norfolk County Council (April 2011)

Reaqd/download the Full Report

Scratby Coastal Pathfinder Project: Adaptation Land / Asset Study

Prepared for the Scratby Coastal Pathfinder Management Group and published by Great Yarmouth Borough Council (December 2010)

Read/download the Full Report

Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management - Appraisal Guidance (FCERM-AG)

National guidance document prepared (with Royal Haskoning) for the UK Environment Agency (March 2010)

Read/download the full guidance

Changes in Asset Values on Eroding Coasts

Report prepared for and published by Defra/Environment Agency (February 2009)

Read/download the full report (5MB file)

North Norfolk Coastal Management Plan: Evidence Gathering Study
Report prepared for North Norfolk District Council (August 2008)

Read/download the full report

Flood Defence Standards for Designated Areas
Report prepared for and published by English Nature (September 2006)

Read/download the summary and/or the full report

National Evaluation of Costs of Meeting Coastal Environment Requirements

Report prepared for and published by Defra (April 2006)

Read/download the project reports

Developing a Multi Criteria Analysis Methodology for Application to Flood and Coastal Management Appraisals

Report prepared for and published by Defra (November 2004)

Read/download the project reports

REACH

Review of REACH with regard to the registration requirements for Polymers and 1 to 10 tonne substances

Prepared for, and published by the European Commission, DG Environment (December 2012)

Read/download the Executive Summary, Final Report: Polymers (Part A) and Final Report: 1 to 10 tonne substances (Part B)

Assessment of the Health and Environmental Benefits of REACH

Prepared for, and published by the European Commission, DG Environment (April 2012)

Read/download the Final Report Executive Summary, Part A - Methodology, Part B - Assessment of Benefits

Technical Assistance to Prepare the Commission Report on the Operation of REACH

Prepared for, and published by the European Commission, DG Environment (March 2012)

Read/download the Final Report, Annex 1 - Study Specifications, Annex 2 - Member States Reports, Annex 3 - ECHA Reports

Assessing the Health and Environmental Impacts in the Context of Socio-Economic Analysis under REACH

Prepared for and Published by the European Commission, DG Environment (March 2011)

Read/download the Full Report Part 1 and Part 2

Scoping Study for the Evaluation of EU REACH and CLP Regulations

Report prepared for and published by Defra (August 2009)

Read/download the full report and/or annexes

REACH Implementation Project 4.4

Risk & Policy Analysts was part of a consortium for this project.  In particular, RPA's report (May 2006) formed the basis for the Guidance for the Preparation of an Annex XV Dossier for Restrictions issued by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).  Read/download the guidance

REACH Implementation Project 3.9-1: Preliminary Study For a Technical Guidance Document on Carrying Out a SEA or Input for One

Report prepared by Risk & Policy Analysts in association with SYKE.  Prepared for and published by the European Commission, Joint Research Centre (February 2006)

Read/download the Final Report - Part A and the Final Report - Part B

REACH Implementation Project 3.5-1: Downstream Users Requirements

Risk & Policy Analysts was partof a consortium for this project.  Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, Joint Research Centre (January 2006)

Read/download the project reports

Project to Assess the Impact of the New EU Chemicals Strategy (REACH) and to Develop a Model - Economic Model and MatLab Code  Profile

Report prepared by Risk & Policy Analysts in association with London Economics.  Prepared for and published by Defra and DTI (September 2005)

Read/download a summary and/or the full report

Project to Assess the Impact of the New EU Chemicals Strategy (REACH) and to Develop a Model

Report prepared by Risk & Policy Analysts in association with London Economics.  Prepared for and published by Defra and DTI (August 2005)

Read/download the full report  

The SPORT Report - Making REACH Work in Practice

Risk & Policy Analysts acted as a facilitator within the consortium led by Ökopol.  Report prepared for and published by SPORT(a strategic partnership of the European Commission, Member States and Industry (Cefic, UNICE, UEAPME and DUCC)) (July 2005)

Read/download the full report

REACH - One Substance, One Registration

Report prepared for and published by Defra (December 2004)

Read/download the full report

Revised Business Impact Assessment for the Consultation Document (on REACH)

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (October 2003)

Read/download the full report

The Impact of the New Chemicals Policy on Health and the Environment

Report prepared by Risk & Policy Analysts in association with BRE Environment.  Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Environment (June 2003)

Read/download the full report

Assessment of the Impact of the New Chemicals Policy on Occupational Health

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Environment (March 2003)

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Assessment of the Business Impacts of New Regulations in the Chemicals Sector Phase 2 - Availability of Low Value Products and Product Rationalisation

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (February 2003)

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Assessment of the Business Impacts of New Regulations in the Chemicals Sector Phase 2 - Substances in Articles

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (February 2003)

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Assessment of the Business Impacts of New Regulations in the Chemicals Sector Phase 2 - Combined Costs of Reach and Entity Fees

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (February 2003)

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Assessment of the Business Impact of New Regulations in the Chemicals Sector

Report prepared by Risk & Policy Analysts and Statistics Sweden.  Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (June 2002)

Read/download the summary and/or the full report

Pilot Trial of Cefic Thought Starter

Report prepared for and published by Cefic (March 2002)

Read/download the full report

Regulatory Impact Assessment of the EU White Paper: Strategy for a Future Chemicals Policy

Report prepared for DETR and published by DEFRA (May 2001)

Read/download the full report

Risk Assessment

Future Perspectives in Risk Assessment of Chemicals

Chapter by Pete Floyd in Harrison RM & Hester RE (2006):  Chemicals in the Environment: Assessing and Managing Risk, Royal Society of Chemicals, London

Further information is available here 

Establishing a Comparative Inventory of Approaches and Methods Used by Enforcement Authorities for the Assessment of the Safety of Consumer Products Covered by Directive 2001/95/EC on General Product Safety and Identification of Best Practices

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG SANCO (February 2006)

Read/download the full report

Risk Ranking for Small and Medium Enterprises

Report prepared for and published by the Health & Safety Executive (July 1999)

Read HSE abstract and/or download the full report

Risk Policy

Climate Adaptation:   Risk, Uncertainty and Decision-making

Report prepared for and published by UK Climate Impacts Programme (May 2003)

Read/download the full report

Risk Assessment Method for Local Air Pollution Control Stage 2 - Trial of the Risk Assessment Method

Report prepared for and published by Defra, in partnership with National Assembly for
Wales and Department of Trade and Industry (April 2002)

Read/download the full report

Societal Risks

Report prepared by Professor Ball and Dr Floyd for and published by HSE (1998)

Read/download the full report

Sustainable Development

Assessment of the Efficiency of the Water Footprinting Approach and of the
Agricultural Products and Foodstuff Llabelling and Certification Schemes

Report prepared for and released by European Commission, DG Environment (September 2011) (with Cranfield University)

Read/download the Executive Summary, Part A and Part B of the Report

Study on the Costs and Benefits of EMAS to Registered Organisations
Report (with Milieu) prepared for the European Commission, DG Environment (October 2009)

Read/download the full report

A Review of Recent Developments in, and the Practical Use of, Ecological Footprinting Methodologies

Report prepared for and published by Defra (September 2007)

Read/download the full report

Study of Ecological Footprinting

Report prepared for and published by Defra (June 2005)

Read a summary or download the full report

Sustainable Development in the Production and Use of Coal

Report prepared by Dr Jan Vernon for and published by the International Energy Agency (February 2004)

Further information is available here

Tourism and Recreation

Study on the impact of EU policies and the measures undertaken in their framework on tourism

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (August 2012)

Read/download the Summary Report, Final Report (Volume 1) and Final Report (Volume 2)

Eco-rafts: A Sustainable Tourism Initiative in the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads (Phase II Report)

Report sponsored by the Broads Authority Sustainable Development Fund (December 2006)

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Options to Improve Coastal Access in England: Study to Investigate Costs

Report prepared for and published by Natural England (October 2006)

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Re-identification of Recreational Waters, Cost Benefit and SWOT Analysis

Report prepared for and published by the Mersey Basin Campaign and the Environment Agency (November 2005)

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Assessment of Best Practices in Fairgrounds and Amusement Parks in Relation to Safety of Consumers

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Health and Consumer Protection (March 2005)

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Improving Information on Accessible Tourism for Disabled People

Report prepared by Risk & Policy Analysts with specialist support from Norfolk Disability  Awareness Trainers (NORDAT).  Published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise (June 2004)

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Study to Assist the Assessment of the Positive and Negative Impacts Expected from the Different Policy Options Identified with Regard to Commission Basic Orientations for the Sustainability of European Tourism

Report prepared for the European Commission, DG Enterprise (September 2003)

Read/download the Commission's Extended Impact Assessment (November 2003)

UK Policy

A Regulatory Gaps Study for the Products and Applications of Nanotechnologies

Report prepared by Central Science Laboratory and Risk & Policy Analysts.  Prepared for and published by Defra (March 2006)

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Waste Management

Study on RoHS and WEEE Directives

Report (with Arrcadis) prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (March 2008)

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Employment Effects of Waste Management Policies Profile

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Environment (January 2001)

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Water Resources

Water Saving Potential in Agriculture in Europe: Findings from the Existing Studies and Application to Case Studies

Prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Environment

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Characterising Potential Water Abstraction License Markets

Published by Defra and prepared for Defra's Water Availability and Quality Research and Development Programme

(March 2011)

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Regulatory Impact Assessment for a Proposed Water Framework Directive Daughter Directive on Priority Substances

Report prepared for and published by Defra (December 2006) for consultation

Further information is available here

Partial Regulatory Impact Assessment:   Groundwater Proposals under Article 17 of the Water Framework Directive

Report prepared for and published by Defra (December 2003)

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Benefits Assessment Guidance for Water Quality and Water Resources Schemes

Report prepared for and published by the Environment Agency (July 2003)

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Economic Instruments in Relation to Water Abstraction

Report prepared for DETR and published by Defra (May 2000)

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Socio-Economic Impacts of the Identification of Priority Hazardous Substances under the Water Framework Directive

Report prepared for and published by the European Commission, DG Environment (December 2000)

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