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NHHR Water competition – shadow market opens

From April next year, non-household consumers will be able to choose and switch their water supplier without being required to use a minimum amount of water as is currently the case.  
20 October 2016

Definition of waste: Environment Agency closes doors on opinion service

The Environment Agency has quietly suspended its definition of waste panel leaving businesses out in the cold.
11 October 2016

REACH, chemicals regulation and the referendum vote

We consider the implications of the UK's referendum vote for the chemicals sector.
23 August 2016

New European Commission proposals on endocrine disruptors

The new regulatory definition of endocrine disruptors and other proposed amendments provokes strong reaction.
15 August 2016

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

ECHA publishes second five-year report on the operation of REACH and CLP 2016

The report includes commentary on the quality of registration dossiers, safety data sheets and nanomaterials. 
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

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