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£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

European Parliament seeks to restrict approval of Glyphosate

Glyphosate is one of the most widely applied herbicides in the world. The Soil Association describes it as the most heavily used weed-killer in history.
05 April 2016

Flood defence consents

On 6 April 2016, flood defence consents go live under the broader Environmental Permitting regime.
05 April 2016


ECHA Grant of Registration successfully challenged

What are the implications of the Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency to annul ECHA’s decision to grant REACH registration to a company not part of a joint registration?
04 April 2016

ECHA Decision Successfully Challenged by Lead Registrant

A decision taken by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has been annulled by ECHA’s Board of Appeal on the basis that it breaches several “cornerstones” of the REACH Regulation.
18 March 2016

Why all businesses need to be aware of the new Waste Duty of Care Code of Practice

Everyone who produces waste has a “duty of care” over that waste. Defra and the Environment Agency have published an updated Code of Practice on how to comply with this legal duty of care.
17 March 2016

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