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Environment weekly highlights—8 October 2020

Published on: 08 October 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—8 October 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • EA updates regulatory statements on obligations during coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Brexit
  • Complying with pesticide regulations—further Brexit transition guidance from Defra
  • Brexit Bulletin—UK and EU leaders agree on ‘importance of finding an agreement’ on future UK-EU relationship
  • Brexit Bulletin—EU sends formal notice to UK for Withdrawal Agreement breach
  • Hot topics and trends
  • Government calls for expressions of interest in green social prescribing project
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes the government’s announcement of ‘Build Back Greener’ plans to make the UK ‘the world leader in clean wind energy’, and our analysis of the Waste (Circular Economy) Regulations 2020 which came into force on 1 October 2020. We also cover the latest Brexit developments, including updated guidance from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) on complying with pesticide regulations from 1 January 2021. This week we have also published a new Practice Note, Brexit—emissions trading and carbon pricing, which explores the future of emissions trading and carbon pricing in the UK following the end of the transition period. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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