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Lexis®PSL Environment weekly highlights—15 September 2016

Published on: 15 September 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lexis®PSL Environment weekly highlights—15 September 2016
  • In this issue:
  • EU Referendum 2016—After the Vote
  • Environmental reporting—Companies reported to financial regulator for climate disclosure failures
  • Flooding—National flood resilience review
  • Headlines (News updates & analysis)
  • Air pollution—Government to introduce ‘tougher targets’ to reduce air pollution
  • Air pollution—Changes to managing air and noise pollution proposed by Welsh Government
  • Biodiversity—Over half of UK species have declined, says report
  • Carbon capture and storage—Report states CCS is essential to UK least-cost decarbonisation
  • More...

Article summary

Welcome to the weekly highlights from the Lexis®PSL Environment team for the week ending 15 September 2016. This week’s highlights include feature articles on Brexit, two companies reported to the financial regulator for climate disclosure failures and the National Flood Resilience Review. It also includes news items relating to air pollution, biodiversity, carbon capture and storage, the government response to the report on soil health, changes to the EPC regulations, consultation on Judicial Review reform, renewable energy and changes to the RoHS Directive. We also cover relevant updates from other practice areas. We have published new Practice Notes on the European Commission Clean Air Policy Package 2013, shipping emissions, UK Civil Nuclear Regulatory Bodies, REACH exemptions and REACH safety data sheets. We have also updated our Practice Notes on hazardous waste exemptions and Energy Performance Certificates and our flowchart on Protective Costs Orders. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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