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Environment weekly highlights—14 June 2018

Published on: 14 June 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—14 June 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • Government announces crackdown on vehicles cheating emissions tests
  • The draft clean air strategy 2018
  • Will the UK f-gases regulatory regime post-Brexit be adequate?
  • European Commission hosts conference on progress of climate goals
  • EU carbon floor prices are 'unnecessary' and without environmental benefits
  • Energy for environmental lawyers
  • Draft Contracts for Difference (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018 published
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Environment highlights includes details of the Road Vehicles (Defeat Devices, Fuel Economy and Type-Approval) (Amendment) Regulations 2018, which come partly into force on 1 July 2018. In addition this week the final report detailing the findings of the multi-agency flood plan (MAFP) review has been published by Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and a consultation has been launched by Defra seeking opinions for its review of serious and organised crime in the waste sector. We also include News Analysis from Senior associate barrister at Bircham Dyson Bell, Rahul Bijlani, on the draft clean air strategy 2018 and from Antony Bartholomeusz, barrister at 6 Pump Court, on the UK f-gases regulatory regime post-Brexit. This week we have also published a new Practice Note on the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (the Bern Convention) and have updated our Practice Notes on the Habitats Directive and the Kyoto Protocol 1997. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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