Lexis®PSL Environment Newscast—May 2018

Lexis®PSL Environment Newscast—May 2018

DEFRA launches environment watchdog consultation Public Accounts Committee’s damning assessment of DEFRA’s Brexit preparations, EU infringement proceedings for air quality

Welcome to our monthly environmental law newscast produced in partnership with Christopher Badger, Barrister, 6 Pump Court.

In this bulletin, we consider some of the key legal developments in the environmental law field in May 2018, including:

  • DEFRA launches environment watchdog consultation;
  • Public Account Committee’s damning assessment of DEFRA’s Brexit preparations; and
  • EU infringement proceedings for air quality


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DEFRA launches environment watchdog consultation – tune in from 0.33 secs

DEFRA has launched a 12-week consultation in which it states that a new Env

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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).