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Environment weekly highlights—20 August 2020

Published on: 20 August 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—20 August 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Key developments
  • Defra promises ‘bold action to protect and enhance’ natural world
  • Covid-19
  • Opinion on the proposal concerning exceptional additional resources and implementing arrangements to provide assistance for fostering crisis repair in the context of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and preparing a green, digital and resilient recovery of the economy (REACT-EU) published in Official Journal
  • Brexit
  • Climate change—updated Brexit transition guidance from BEIS
  • Brexit Bulletin—agenda for seventh round of future UK-EU relationship talks
  • Brexit Bulletin—concerns raised in response to MoJ consultation on extending powers to divert from retained EU case law
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes publication of detail from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) as to how it will use ambitious, legally binding targets under its Environment Bill to combat current environmental and climate challenges and issue by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) of updated guidance on climate change requirements to help stakeholders prepare for the end of the transition period. BEIS has also published the outcome of its consultation on carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) business models and a further response to its Renewable Heat Incentive consultation. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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