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Environmental Law

Track compliance deadlines: download the latest horizon scanning guide

Track compliance deadlines: download the latest horizon scanning guide

Click through to download the Horizon Scanning Guide, tracking upcoming deadlines across 12 key environmental, energy and health and safety sectors.

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Enforcement

Enforcement action: The regulations that are no longer enforced

Enforcement action: The regulations that are no longer enforced

There are some regulations that the Environment Agency has stopped enforcing entirely – does this reflect a change in the regulator’s approach to enforcement or a lack of capacity to tackle serious environmental crimes?

Regulation

Environmental permitting: The pitfalls to avoid

Environmental permitting: The pitfalls to avoid

What are the most common reasons for permit non-compliance and how can they be avoided? Adam Branson investigates

Regulation

The firms that took on the EA and won

The firms that took on the EA and won

How did the handful of businesses that have overturned Environment Agency permitting decisions manage to succeed at appeal?

Policy briefings

Policy

Briefing: What the BREF review process means for UK industry

Briefing: What the BREF review process means for UK industry

Two large industries are about to undergo a review of their environmental compliance rules – how will it work and what does the future hold for IED installations in the UK?

Biodiversity / conservation

Policy briefing: Government guidance outlines biodiversity net gain approach

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has published new planning guidance to help local authorities and developers deliver biodiversity net gain

Planning & land use

Policy briefing: Natural England’s advice on ‘nutrient neutral’ development

New legal advice from Natural England has advised councils that new developments in the Solent region should only be permitted if they are nutrient neutral

Plastics

Policy briefing: Start preparing for new global rules on plastic waste exports

The Conference of Parties to the Basel Convention has agreed to a significant extension of the international control regime to include plastic waste and to set up a new partnership

Packaging waste

Policy briefing: How might the landscape for producer responsibility change?

A consultation on changes to the producer responsibility system has recently closed. Dominic Hogg looks at what impact these proposals might have on producers and local authorities

Upcoming deadlines

Environmental Law

15 environmental policy and compliance deadlines to look out for in October

Important deadlines relating to plastics production and pollution, costs protection for environmental claims, environmental permitting, nitrates action, environmental damage reporting, waste management, water use and restriction of chemicals are coming up in October

Policy

9 environmental policy and compliance deadlines to look out for in September

Important deadlines relating to energy efficiency, carbon capture, energy labelling, permitting for the forestry sector, management of invasive alien species, and flooding are coming up in September

Environmental Law

9 environmental policy and compliance deadlines to look out for in August

Important deadlines relating to cosmetic products, transport procurement, ecolabel criteria, clean air zones, chemicals, flooding, and marine conservation are coming up in August

Environmental Law

12 environmental policy and compliance deadlines to look out for in July

Important deadlines relating to REACH authorisations, chemicals labelling, carbon emissions monitoring, energy efficiency, flood strategy, carbon pricing, transport of radioactive material, and marine conservation are coming up in July

Environmental Law

13 environmental policy and compliance deadlines to look out for in June

Important deadlines relating to restriction of hazardous substances, carbon emissions monitoring, planning fees, environmental governance, standard rule sets for tranche B specified generators and medium combustion plants, energy efficiency, and unconventional oil and gas are coming up in June

Environmental Law

6 compliance deadlines coming up this month

Important deadlines relating to conservation, chemicals restriction under REACH, carbon emissions accounting and sectoral reference documents under the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) are coming up in May

Air

Seven compliance deadlines to look out for this month

Important deadlines relating to best practice, waste compliance, industrial strategies, pollutants and chemicals are coming up in February and early March

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