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Environment weekly highlights—25 February 2021

Published on: 25 February 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—25 February 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • New WBA report highlights impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on human rights
  • Brexit
  • UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Act 2021—a new framework for environmental governance in Scotland
  • Environment Secretary presents new approach towards agriculture after Brexit
  • Brexit Bulletin—UK agrees to EU proposal extending provisional application of TCA until 30 April 2021
  • Conformity assessments—post-Brexit transition guidance from OPSS
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes our latest News Analysis on environmental governance in Scotland post-Brexit and a Brexit Bulletin report on the UK’s decision to extend provisional application of the EU-UK TCA until 30 April 2021. In addition, this week the EA published information on its work and the environmental performance of regulated businesses in 2019, the EAC launched an inquiry into the role of community energy projects in tackling climate change and Defra published guidance on conserving European habitat sites in England and Wales. We also published a suite of new jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide Practices Notes on environmental regulation. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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