LexisPSL Environment News Podcast - February 2019

LexisPSL Environment News Podcast - February 2019  

In this second podcast of 2019, Mark Davies and Christopher Badger of 6 Pump Court consider and discuss:

-          the Clean Air Strategy 2019

-          hot topics in the relationship between investment treaties and environmental protection, and

-          the problems causing hyperactivity of eels in the River Thames 

To listen to the podcast click here 

For a discussion of the 2019 clean air strategy – listen from 0.41minutes

Mark and Chris discuss reasons for the continued lack of improvement in air quality until now and ask are we turning a corner with the government's latest clean air strategy which prioritises air quality and aims to improve human health?

They outline the government’s ambitious plans to legislate to prohibit sale of the most polluting fuels; to phase out oil and coal heating; and to extend environmental permitting to the dairy and intensive beef farming sectors.

Investment treaties and environmental protection - listen from 4.32m

Next Mark and Chris turn to investment treaties and ask, as we head towards a no-deal Brexit, what

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About the author:
Andrea is a Professional Support Lawyer at LexisNexis, specialising in environmental law. She has a background in contaminated land and environmental insurance, and a Masters degree in waste management. She qualified in 1997 at Browne Jacobson and later worked in the Environment and Planning team at SJ Berwin, before moving in house to work as Senior Solicitor at Certa (UK) Ltd. More recently Andrea has worked as a legal consultant, completing projects for blue chip companies. Andrea is an active member of the UK Environmental Law Association.