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Environment weekly highlights—15 November 2018

Environment weekly highlights—15 November 2018
Published on: 15 November 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—15 November 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • European Commission report on implementation of EU’s 2013 climate strategy
  • Reporting new vehicle CO2 emissions in ‘no deal’ Brexit
  • European Parliament plans to cut CO2 emissions from lorries by 2030
  • Brexit
  • Brexit Bulletin—UK and EU announce agreement in principle on the Withdrawal Agreement
  • Brexit Bulletin—examining the key announcements, documents and next steps for the draft Withdrawal Agreement:
  • Defra releases report warning of future Brexit challenges
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Environment highlights includes the latest drafts and sifting committee recommendations on Brexit SIs; release by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) of a report warning of future Brexit challenges, reports on a proposal for a regulation on disclosures relating to sustainable investments and sustainability risks; the rapid development of the green bond market in recent years and the EU’s 2013 climate strategy on adaption to climate change. Highlights also include a consultation by Ofwat seeking to strengthen wholesaler performance and service in the business retail water market; publication by Defra of its final report for its review of serious and organised waste crime and its effects and updates by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to its post-Brexit guidance for chemical companies. This week we have also published new Practice Notes on Landfill Tax in England and Northern Ireland and the regulation of nanotechnology and nanomaterials. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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