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Drilling rig. Photograph: Bizoon/123RF
Photograph: 123RF

Friends of the Earth challenges Brexit on Aarhus grounds

Friends of the Earth claims that the EU Withdrawal Bill, drafted to implement the results of the EU referendum, has breached the Aarhus convention by not consulting the public on the environmental consequences of the bill, according to an exclusive article in the Guardian.

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