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Lexis®PSL Environment weekly highlights—6 April 2017

Published on: 06 April 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lexis®PSL Environment weekly highlights—6 April 2017
  • In this issue:
  • From delivery to implementation—the state of the Energy Union
  • The second CfD allocation round—what to expect
  • Contract for Difference applications—changes between first and second rounds
  • Headlines (News updates & analysis)
  • Air quality—Welsh government to streamline local air quality management
  • Brexit—White Paper on Great Repeal Bill published
  • Climate change—'Action needed' on adaptation reporting
  • Energy efficiency—Updates on ECO
  • More...

Article summary

Welcome to the weekly highlights from the Lexis®PSL Environment team for the week ending 6 April 2017. This week’s highlights includes feature articles relating the state of the Energy Union, as well as two News Analysis pieceson the second Contract for Difference (CfD) allocation round. We also include news items relating to the Welsh government’s plans to streamline local air quality management, the White Paper on Brexit’s Great Repeal Bill, the Committee on Climate Change’s report on adaption reporting, updates on the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), energy investment and information on recent prosecutions and sanctions for waste offences leading to the imprisonment of a company director. We also include updates on EU environmental law concerning vehicle emissions testing and the use of palm oil, a competition for flood defence design, forthcoming reports on climate change impacts by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), nuclear energy industry updates, information on renewable energy capacity statistics, details on London’s Ultra Low Emissions Zone, information on water industry regulation and how non-household customers can now choose their supplier, as well as recent water pollution offences and fines. In addition, we cover relevant updates from other practice areas and include updates from our cases, consultation and legislation trackers. We have also published two new Checklists on the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and have updated our Practice Notes on In-house lawyers: risk management—environmental risks and the Landfill Directive 1999/31/EC. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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