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Environment weekly highlights—28 May 2020

Published on: 28 May 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—28 May 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Environmental Agency issues new regulatory position statement amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Environment Agency extend RPS 207 expiry date
  • Comment: Coronavirus (COVID-19) economic crisis sounds climate-change alarm for lenders and their regulators
  • Office for Nuclear Regulation publishes its position in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • Government invests £20m in the clean growth fund
  • Government outlines intentions following Capacity Market consultations
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes updates on how government agencies are responding to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including the Environment Agency's newest regulatory position statement (RPS) regarding emission limit values for large combustion plants scheduled to take effect from 1 July 2020, and the latest Brexit developments. In addition this week we cover the publication of recent European Commission ‘Green Deal’ strategies on biodiversity, sustainable farming and the use of hydrogen. We also include analysis of the increasing relevance of environmental, social and governance issues in relation to corporate executive incentive arrangements. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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