Environmental information

View Environment by content type:

Featured Environment content

Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
Read More >
20th Oct
Practice notes
The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) place various duties on employers to protect employees from risks related to exposure to asbestos...
Read More >
1st Oct
Practice notes
Introduction to subsidenceSubsidence occurs when the ground underneath a structure is unable to support it effectively.Many factors can trigger...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
What is land remediation relief?Land remediation relief (LRR) is a relief from corporation tax for expenditure on remediating contaminated land or...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 25th Sep
Practice notes
On 13 April 2016, the Law Society issued an updated practice note on contaminated land. Prior to this, the practice note dated 18 December 2014,...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSEs) are industry standard pre-contract enquiries used in commercial property transactions. CPSEs are...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
What are invasive non-native species?Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) are plants and animals that have been introduced to an area outside of their...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out the key legal issues pertaining to the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) and regulation of the water and...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
Commercial Property Standard EnquiriesThe Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE) have become the industry standard pre-contract enquiries for...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
Japanese knotweed was introduced to the UK in the 19th century as an ornamental garden plant. It had been used in Japan to stabilise sand banks and...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
What is a wildlife licence?A wildlife licence is required to carry out any activity prohibited under wildlife legislation, including to:•kill or take...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it....
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
What are invasive species?‘Invasive species’ are those plants and animals that have the potential to occupy land, spread or grow in a manner that...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
Private nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it. That...
Read More >
25th Sep

Most recent Environmental information content

Practice notes
Licensing authorityThe Secretary of State is the appropriate licensing authority under Part 4 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCAA 2009) in...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the provisions for refusing vexatious or repeated requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA 2000), s...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
The Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR 2004), SI 2004/3391 poses a risk to businesses through exposure of sensitive commercial...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
What is a reservoir?The Reservoirs Act 1975 (RA 1975), as amended by (FWMA 2010), applies only to 'large raised reservoirs', which includes:•a large...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 25th Sep
Practice notes
Understanding what environmental information includes is fundamental to environmental regulation because it will determine whether a request for...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note provides an overview of the exemptions under the Freedom of...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Scope of exemptionDisclosure of personal data under freedom of information (FOI)...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived is not maintained.This Practice Note collates and summarises notable archived decisions and case law...
Read More >
26th Sep
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained. [Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date]Dear [applicant’s name]Thank you for your...
Read More >
26th Sep
Precedents
Definitions1In this Agreement, unless the context otherwise requires, the following words and expressions have the corresponding meaning:1.1‘Code of...
Read More >
26th Sep
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date] Dear [applicant's name]Thank you for your...
Read More >
26th Sep
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date]Dear [applicant's name]Thank you for your...
Read More >
26th Sep
Precedents
1. Name of applicant[insert details]2. If the applicant is requesting info on behalf of a third party, third party’s name[insert details]3. Address...
Read More >
26th Sep
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date] Dear [applicant's name]Thank you for your...
Read More >
26th Sep
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date] Dear [applicant's name]Thank you for your...
Read More >
26th Sep
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date] Dear [applicant's name]Thank you for your...
Read More >
26th Sep
Precedents
[Insert name of public authority][Insert public authority's address, including postcode][Insert public authority’s email address or email address of...
Read More >
26th Sep
Precedents
ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is not maintained.[Name][Address]Ref No: [number][Date] Dear [applicant's name]Thank you for your...
Read More >
26th Sep
Precedents
[Insert address of applicant][Insert name of public authority][Insert address of public authority][Insert date of application]Dear [insert...
Read More >
26th Sep
Precedents
1 Freedom of Information 1.1 In this Agreement, the terms ‘Information’[, ‘Environmental Information’] and ‘Request for...
Read More >
26th Sep

Popular documents