Lexis PSL environmental law news podcast – August 2019

Lexis PSL environmental law news podcast – August 2019

In our August 2019 environmental law news podcast, we hear from Chris Badger and Mark Davies of 6 Pump Court on several recent cases, including:

  • Openbaar Ministerie v Tronex BV – on the meaning of waste
  • Thames Water’s latest fine
  • Latest win for ClientEarth – using corporate law mechanisms to advance environmental aims

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Openbaar Ministerie v Tronex BV – on the meaning of waste – listen from 0.36 mins

In our first part of the podcast this month, Chris and Mark discuss the European Court of Justice judgment in Openbaar Ministerie v Tronex BV C-624/17, which deals with questions about the meaning of waste, particularly consumer electrical products and when a consignment of such products can be waste.

The ruling appears to require regulators to look at  the consignment in issue and come to a conclusion about the different types of product contained therein - finding that appliances which have not been ascertained to be in good working order or whi

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About the author:

Simone is an environmental law specialist and is head of LexisPSL Environment.

Simone moved to LexisNexis from Clyde & Co where she trained. Whilst at Clyde & Co Simone gained experience in contentious work, including large scale arbitrations, private claims and regulatory breaches, and a variety of non-contentious issues. Some of her experience includes the EU Emissions Trading System, the domestic Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme, environmental due diligence, Energy Performance Certificates, permitting requirements and contaminated land.

Simone has written a number of articles, which have been published in various journals and is a trustee of the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA).