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Environment weekly highlights—9 January 2020

Published on: 09 January 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—9 January 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • New UK satellite data centre to help fight climate change
  • Energy efficiency and buildings
  • New Scottish homes to use renewable or low carbon heating from 2024
  • Environmental enforcement and prosecutions
  • Environmental enforcement round-up—6 January 2020
  • Environmental enforcement round-up—7 January 2020
  • Environmental issues in transactions
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes the decision of the upper tribunal in Biffa Waste Services Ltd v HMRC relating to landfill tax, a call from the Local Government Association (LGA) for tougher sentences to be imposed on fly-tippers, following the release of figures showing that fly-tipping incidents have increased by over 50% from 2012/13–2018/19 and release by the Environment Agency (EA) of its Packaging Producer Responsibility Monitoring plan for 2020. In addition, this week the Scottish government has announced that new regulations will be developed which will require all new homes to use renewable or low carbon heating from 2024. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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