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Enforcement undertakings for environmental offences gather momentum

Enforcement undertakings allow businesses to take control of environmental offences and propose steps to make amends. Environment Agency figures show businesses are embracing the novel civil sanction.
02 February 2017

Scotland plans overhaul of environmental permitting

A consultation by SEPA and the Scottish Government proposes an integrated framework for environmental authorisations.
23 January 2017

Influencing UK chemicals regulation after Brexit

Businesses dealing with chemicals and products should get involved in the Environmental Audit Committee's inquiry.
12 January 2017

Closing the Loop: Moving towards a Circular Economy in 2017

Dispute Resolution Festive Forecast: today, we look at the EU Commission’s legislative proposals regarding the Circular Economy.
14 December 2016

Natural England proposes a lighter touch to regulation

Natural England, the nature regulator and the government's adviser for the natural environment in England, has published its new conservation strategy, entitled "Conservation 21".
05 December 2016

Government's Air Quality Plan quashed – what are the implications for construction?

The High Court tells the government to move more quickly and take tougher measures to address poor air quality. What does this mean for construction projects?
29 November 2016

Government's air quality plan quashed by High Court: implications for the transport sector

The High Court has ruled that the government's plans to address poor air quality do not do enough to meet the UK's legal obligations under EU law.
29 November 2016

An overview of the Radioactive Contaminated Land Regime

This overview provides a brief explanation of the Radioactive Contaminated Land Regime and the key points to be aware of for landowners and organisations using radioactive substances.
09 November 2016

National Infrastructure Schemes – a multi-million pound opportunity for farmers?

A report by think tank Green Alliance and the National Trust proposes National Infrastructure Schemes, whereby farmers could be paid to reduce flood risks and increase water quality.
09 November 2016

The Paris Climate Change Agreement enters into force: what next?

The Paris Agreement marks the first time that governments have legally agreed to take measures to limit global temperature increases. 
04 November 2016

Air Quality: another High Court decision on government policy and powers

The High Court has ruled that the government's plans to address poor air quality do not do enough to meet the UK's legal obligations under EU law.  
03 November 2016

Clean Air Zones: The Experts' Opinions

UK Government is backing Clean Air Zones to solve poor air quality. We hosted a workshop with some of the UK's top air quality experts to examine the issues. Here are the key learning points.
31 October 2016

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