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SVHCs in articles – significant guidance under development in Summer 2016

The ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union of 10 September 2015 on Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) in articles is still reverberating across the sector.
08 August 2016

BAT conclusions on waste water and waste gas from chemicals sector published

The BAT conclusions constitute a statement of Best Available Techniques on end-of-pipe waste water treatment, control of particulate matter emissions and whole effluent assessments.
08 August 2016

Packaging Waste Regulation 2016

Defra has announced its intention to consolidate the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007 and subsequent updates into revised and consolidated regulations in 2016.
20 May 2016

Confidential information and environmental transparency: is your information safe?

Can competitors use EU environmental information rules to uncover commercially sensitive information about your products?  Possibly, according to CJEU’s Advocate General Kokott.
13 May 2016


LexisPSL - Updated environmental information guidance

The Information Commissioner's Office has updated guidance on the Environmental Information Regulations, 2004 SI to help local authorities achieve best practice.
11 May 2016

Environment (Wales) Act 2016 receives Royal Assent

Environment (Wales) Act 2016 receives Royal Assent
10 May 2016


Air pollution and emissions: pressure on government increases

Two major reports have added pressure on government on diesel emissions and in April 2016 the High Court granted ClientEarth permission to further challenge the government's air quality plans.
03 May 2016

£1m fine for breaching environmental permits: another loud message from the courts

A £1m court fine for a waste company is another demonstration that the new Environmental Sentencing Guideline has teeth, and businesses should take note.
19 April 2016


Effects of a Brexit on environmental laws

Leaving the EU could have significant consequences for UK law closely entwined with decision-making in Brussels including concerns that 'Brexit' may lower standards of environmental quality.
12 April 2016


International Comparative Legal Guide to Environment & Climate Change Law 2016

Burges Salmon Senior Associates Truman and Tilling take an in depth look at the separation of international nuclear regulation from European environmental law.
07 April 2016

EU to cut legal limits of Bisphenol A in food packaging

Bisphenol A (BPA) is very widely used in food contact materials, and has been a matter of concern to regulators in EU Member States for some years.
07 April 2016


Flooding Update

Burges Salmon’s environment team considers key developments in flooding law including Flood Re and environmental permitting for flood defences.
06 April 2016

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