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Environment weekly highlights—3 August 2017

Published on: 03 August 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—3 August 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Contamination and pollution
  • No contaminated land liability for statutory successor
  • Water, flooding and drainage
  • EA has choice of powers of entry to carry out new works under the Water Resources Act 1991
  • General direction proposed following new water supply and sewerage regime
  • EU environmental law
  • EU energy labelling Regulation to usher in 'clearer' scale system
  • EU ratifies Minamata Convention on Mercury
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Environment highlights includes analysis of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Powys County Council v Price and another, relating to liability of statutory successors under the contaminated land regime and analysis of Sharp v North Essex Magistrates’ Court, relating to the Environment Agency’s powers of entry under the Water Resources Act 1991. This week also saw publication in the Official Journal and entry into force of the new energy labelling regulation, Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 repealing and replacing Directive 2010/30/EU. We have also published new Practice Notes this week on Transfrontier shipments of waste—compliance and controls and Integrated Coastal Zone Management. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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