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Waste permits, exemptions and registrations—frameworkBrexit11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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16th Nov
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Mandatory greenhouse gas reportingPrivate and public sector organisations are increasingly required to report on their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions....
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Produced in partnership with CLT Envirolaw 16th Nov
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Restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS)—offences and enforcementBrexit11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit...
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16th Nov
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Environment legislation tracker 2021This Environment legislation tracker tool displays key upcoming legislation of interest to Environment lawyers in...
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16th Nov
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Harbour authorities—duties and powersDuties and powersHarbour authoritiesA harbour authority is an independent self-governing body that is responsible...
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Produced in partnership with Nicola Canty of 9 Hazel Tree Chambers 16th Nov
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Contaminated land—who may be liable?Who may be liable?Anyone who is an 'appropriate person' may be liable for remediation of contaminated land under...
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16th Nov
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Environment Agency (EA)—powers of entryThe Environment Agency (EA), Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have...
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16th Nov
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Aggregates levyWhat is the aggregates levy?The aggregates levy is an environmental tax administered by HMRC on the commercial exploitation of...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 16th Nov
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Environment (Wales) Act 2016—snapshotThe Welsh Government introduced the Environment (Wales) Bill (E(W) Bill) on 11 May 2015. The Environment (Wales)...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Victoria Jenkins of Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Swansea University 16th Nov
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Wildlife licencesBrexit11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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16th Nov
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Fly-tipping offencesWhat is fly-tipping?Fly-tipping is the illegal deposit of waste. It can cause pollution, harm to human health and can affect the...
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16th Nov
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Land contamination—Law Society practice note on contaminated landOn 13 April 2016, the Law Society issued an updated practice note on contaminated...
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16th Nov
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—permits, applications and exemptionsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 16th Nov
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Subsidence and sinkholesIntroduction to subsidenceSubsidence occurs when the ground underneath a structure is unable to support it effectively.Many...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Goodall of Groundsure 16th Nov
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Sustainable development—definition and application at international levelBrexit11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 16th Nov
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Flood management and drainage—landowner rights and responsibilitiesSources of rights and responsibilities for flood management and drainageThe law...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Tilling and Michael Barlow of Burges Salmon 16th Nov

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