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New sentencing guideline ; our article for The In House Lawyer (May 2014)

This article by senior associate, Cheryl Parkhouse, considers the evolution of environmental compliance considered in the recently published guideline, ‘Environmental Offences: Definitive Guideline’.
09 May 2014


Legal responsibility for flooding ; our article for In House Lawyer (April 2014)

As the winter's floods recede, questions will be asked about how we should deal with flooding and who should pay. Michael Barlow examines the principles behind a claim arising from flood damage.
03 April 2014


Environment and Energy Law ; Spring 2014

The latest edition of our Environment and Energy Law newsletter, bringing you news and updates on a wide range of issues.
18 March 2014


REACH enforcement: ECHA takes legal action over chemical intermediates

On 14 February 2014 the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced it has taken action against 46 company registrants over the registration of substances as intermediates under REACH regulations.
10 March 2014


Fundamental change to nuisance law: Coventry v Lawrence

The Supreme Court has reviewed and made changes to the law of nuisance in Coventry v Lawrence. A must-read for those behind noise and other emissions, as well as local authorities and developers.
06 March 2014


Solar panels now caught by WEEE regulatory regime

Solar PV panels are subject to European producer responsibility regime for the safe disposal of waste electrical and electronic equipment.  We summarise the changes and effects on PV panel producers.
28 January 2014


Access to commercially sensitive environmental information

Burges Salmon’s Environment team, publishes his article ‘Access to commercially sensitive environmental information’, in leading European publication ERA Forum.
10 January 2014


Environmentalist Online - November 2013

Backing up green claims.  With the European Commission set on tightening the rules that govern product environmental assertions, Ross Fairley advises companies to scrutinise their supply chains.
03 January 2014


Restoring environmental damage: putting a price on ecosystem services

Simon Tilling's article looks at the mechanisms available to regulators and the courts to compel restoration of environmental damage to land and waters and gives some practical examples.
02 January 2014

Latest developments on the EU ETS

The EU has recently published its decision on how many international credits from Phase II can be banked or carried over to comply with Phase III of the EU ETS.
31 December 2013


Climate change from science to business: the game changing report from the IPCC

Organisations can no longer rely solely on the terms of the EU/US Safe Harbour Agreement to comply with data protection laws. They should review data transfers to the USA and check for safeguards.
02 December 2013


A Practical Path to Resource Efficiency

Burges Salmon and LRS Consultancy have launched a guide giving businesses guidance on how to become more resource efficient, including new ideas about how to make better use of materials and energy.
29 November 2013

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