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Environment weekly highlights—25 March 2021

Published on: 25 March 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—25 March 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Brexit Bulletin—EU Environment Sub-Committee considers TCA impact on food, environment, energy and health
  • Defra announces allocation of additional fishing quota across UK
  • Air Quality (Legislative Functions) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
  • Food and Feed Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2021
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • BEIS publishes policy paper on North Sea Transition Deal
  • Government publishes responses to concluded Carbon Emissions Tax consultation
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes our analyses of (1) recent government proposals to require mandatory climate-related disclosures by quoted companies, large private companies and LLPs, (2) the Environment Agency’s decision to fine Thames Water £2.3m for causing stream pollution, and (3) the future of EU ETS free emission permits in light of the introduction of a carbon border levy. In addition, BEIS has this week published a policy paper on the North Sea Transition Deal, and Defra has announced the Waste Prevention Programme for England and restrictions on lead and other harmful substances under UK REACH. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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