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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


Environment and Energy Law - Spring 2016

This edition looks at the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, an update on REACH and the Energy Bill and much more.
03 March 2016

Product Labelling: Bad Press for Electrical Manufacturers and Internet Retailers

The Guardian’s coverage of product labelling highlights a lack of compliance for many businesses manufacturing and retailing electrical and electronic products.
03 March 2016


Environment, climate, air quality and investment

Banks and financial institutions should consider science, politics, law and regulation and timing in the context of climate change and air quality.
29 February 2016


Volkswagen and a new landscape for product stewardship

Read on to understand the full impact of the Volkswagen emissions scandal including background to air quality legislation and problems in applying it.
29 February 2016

ESOS: Are you non-compliant? Have you received a notice? What to do now…

If you are covered by the Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) and have missed the deadline of 29 January 2016 you should expect enforcement action by the regulator in the near future.
03 February 2016

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