Unfinished business: 7 critical green plans left in limbo

A number of critical fledgling bills and environmental strategies have been left with an uncertain future as a result of the general election. ENDS takes a look at some of the most important outstanding environmental strategies.

1 The Environment Bill

The beleaguered bill has already had one stay of execution when prime minister Boris Johnson’s first attempt at proroguing parliament was ruled unlawful, but the axe has now fallen. Undeterred, the government has pledged to resuscitate the bill and bring it back, should it be re-elected. The flagship piece of legislation set out the future of environmental governance - including a new green watchdog - and provisions for water, waste, chemicals, air quality and nature protection. MORE

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