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Environment weekly highlights—24 May 2018

Environment weekly highlights—24 May 2018
Published on: 24 May 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—24 May 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • New clean air strategy—'long on ambition and short on detail and clear direction’
  • Proposed Regulation published on setting CO2 standards for heavy vehicles
  • Drax piloting first carbon capture storage project in Europe
  • UK launches £21.5m carbon clean-up project
  • Court of Justice of the EU examines product benchmark for hydrogen
  • Brexit
  • Consultation on post-Brexit environmental principles and governance
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Environment highlights includes launch of the draft clean air strategy, which is now open to consultation, publication by the Environment Agency of the State of the Environment: Water Resources report and analysis from Angus Evers, a partner at Shoosmiths LLP, of the government’s proposals on post-Brexit environmental principles and governance. In addition, we have updated our Practice Note on the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme in light of the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2018 which came into force this week and we have also updated our Practice Note on pesticides and biocides. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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