Environmental sector faces huge challenge from Brexit

The environmental sector is preparing to defend and continue to build on four decades of EU-inspired improvements in environmental quality after Brexit

The UK faces the daunting task of building a separate national environmental policy framework after four decades of progress in the EU. Photograph: Marian Vejcik/123RFThe environmental sector has reacted with shock to the result of the referendum, in which the majority of the UK voted to take Britain out of the EU. Leading figures have committed to fight to protect the substantial progress made during more than 40 years of membership.

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