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Judicial review—time limits and the pre-action protocolWhen considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to...
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Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is a tort against land and it is concerned with the unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or...
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For the purposes of s 100 of the Highways Act 1980, a ‘highway drain’ is defined as including a ditch, gutter, watercourse, soak-away, bridge,...
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What is a contract of insurance?This Practice Note covers the legal framework and regulatory guidance to be considered in determining whether an...
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Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases—snapshotTitleRegulation (EU) No 517/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of...
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Waste types and controls—controlled wasteControlled waste is subject to legislative control. It is defined in Part II to the Environmental Protection...
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Energy and Brexit—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorWhat is Euratom?The Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (‘the Euratom Treaty’)...
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BREEAM key requirementsWhat is BREEAM?The Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) is a method for evaluating...
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Flood reinsurance—the Flood Re schemeBackground to the schemeThe Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the government had an agreement, known as...
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Public nuisancePublic nuisance involves a nuisance being carried out, which affects a section of the general public. It has been defined as: 'acts or...
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Forfeiture of property following convictionThe power of the court to order the forfeiture of property under the Sentencing Act 2020The Sentencing Act...
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Environmental permitting—flood risk activitiesHistory of flood defence consentsThe ‘old’ system of flood defence consents, prior to 6 April 2016,...
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Nitrates Directive 91/676/EEC—snapshotTitleCouncil Directive 91/676/EEC of 12 December 1991 concerning the protection of waters against pollution...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 22nd Sep
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Agricultural nitrate pollution preventionBrexit11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—water discharge activitiesCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a series of...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 22nd Sep
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Water pollution—remediationWater pollution from contaminated sites, discharges from industrial processes or sewage treatment works or accidental...
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22nd Sep
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Agricultural diffuse pollution—regulation and enforcementAgricultural diffuse pollutionDiffuse agricultural pollution is contamination of the soil,...
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Water pollution—potential liabilitiesWater pollutionWater pollution can kill fish and aquatic life, impact drinking supplies, reduce water quality and...
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Groundwater Directive 2006/118/EC—snapshotTitleDirective 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the...
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11th Aug
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—groundwater activitiesCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a series of...
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—domestic septic tanks and small sewage treatment plantsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA)...
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Special sites of contaminated landBrexit11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Contaminated land—meaning of controlled waters under Pt IIAWhat are controlled waters for the purposes of Pt IIA?'Controlled waters' are defined in...
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Hazardous substances—above ground oil storageThe Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001 (the English Regulations), SI 2001/2954...
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11th Aug
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Water remediation—anti-pollution worksRegulator power to carry out anti-pollution worksWater Resources Act 1991, s 161 gives the (EA) and NRW the...
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11th Aug
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Water pollution—legislationDischarges of pollutants to surface water, groundwater or public sewer generally require an environmental permit or...
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11th Aug
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Environmental liabilities—what are clean-up liabilities?Clean-up liabilities are legal and financial obligations to remediate pollution or...
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11th Aug
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Contaminated land—significant pollution of controlled watersWhat are controlled waters?'Controlled waters' are defined in the Environmental Protection...
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11th Aug
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Does the purchaser of land assume responsibility for the compliance with the general binding rules of two septic tanks on that land, even though the...
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Is loss of amenity claimable under Schedule 20 to the Water Resources Act 1991?Chapter II of Water Resources Act 1991 (WRA 1991) sets out the:•powers...
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Water offencesWater discharge and groundwater activitiesWater discharge activities or ground water activities offences are regulated by the...
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