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Environment weekly highlights—1 October 2020

Environment weekly highlights—1 October 2020
Published on: 01 October 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—1 October 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Environment Agency extends coronavirus (COVID-19) RPSs to 31 March 2021
  • Brexit
  • Importing fish—new Brexit transition guidance from Defra
  • Fertilisers—new Brexit transition guidance from European Commission
  • Beyond Brexit—UK signs Fisheries Framework Agreement with Norway
  • Information on the entry of force authorising UK's consent to be bound by certain international agreements on EU's common fisheries policy published in Official Journal
  • Decision on the position on behalf of the EU in the framework of the NEAFC Convention on application for accession to the Convention submitted by UK published in Official Journal
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes announcements by the UK government on new measures to tackle biodiversity globally and to increase the amount of UK land with protected status. In addition this week the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published the responses to its 2018 call for evidence on Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) in buildings, launched a consultation on draft Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Regulations and opened a new call for evidence on designing the Green Heat Network Fund. We also include the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) announcement that the SCIP database will launch in October 2020, as well as the latest Brexit developments. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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