Environment Agency ‘could face judicial review’ over waste guidance

A waste sector trade body has warned that proposed guidance on non-hazardous waste exceeds the Environment Agency’s (EA) powers and opens up the regulator to the risk of judicial review.

by Conor McGlone
UROC said the guidance would force the closure of smaller waste sites, resulting in increased levels of waste crime. Photograph: Getty Images
UROC said the guidance would force the closure of smaller waste sites, resulting in increased levels of waste crime. Photograph: Getty Images

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