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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

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Burges Salmon Environment team appoints new partner

The Environment team from Burges Salmon has appointed Simon Tilling as partner.
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. Simon Tilling explains the changes.
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

Radioactivity in Drinking Water

A European Directive made under the Euratom Treaty in 2013 requires the monitoring for radioactivity of water intended for human consumption.
05 April 2016

Water Abstraction Licensing Exemptions being removed

Consultation on proposals to withdraw most of the current statutory exemptions from the system of water abstraction licensing.
05 April 2016

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