Environment Agency overruled on transfrontier waste shipments

Recycling businesses in Britain won a significant legal victory at the end of May when the High Court quashed the Environment Agency's interpretation of EC rules governing the transfrontier shipment of wastes. The decision will allow mixtures of "green list" wastes to be imported for recycling without the need for consent from the authorities, even though they are not specified on the green list. The Agency had been supported by the European Commission in its view of the law, and the outcome may lead to urgent international discussions on amendments of the system of control.

by

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here

Email: report@ends.co.uk

Call: 020 8267 8120

Register for
Free Trial

  • 14 day access to subscriber-only content

Register

Subscribe

Prices on request

  • Full access to endsreport.com for 12 months
  • Monthly print issues
  • Clear and accessible guidance on relevant legislation
  • Integration with ENDS Compliance Manager helping you plan ahead and ensure compliance for your organisation
  • Individual or bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits