ENDS Report Brexit Update
April 18, 2021
 
The latest news, analysis and comment on what the decision to leave the EU means for environmental law, policy and management - exclusive for ENDS Report subscribers so that you can plan ahead
 
'Massive gaps' in post-Brexit environmental regulations, warn green groups
'Massive gaps' in post-Brexit environmental regulations, warn green groups

16 Mar 2021

The government's promise of a 'green Brexit' has fallen short, an analysis by a coalition of 12 UK environmental organisations has concluded

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Analysis

 
‘Deficient and damning’: What does the EU air pollution ruling mean for the UK?
‘Deficient and damning’: What does the EU air pollution ruling mean for the UK?

18 Mar 2021

A ruling by the Court of Justice of the EU that the UK had broken air pollution law for a decade has been embarrassing for the government, but will it have any impact on the nation’s air quality? Isabella Kaminski reports

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Latest Brexit news

 
'Business as usual': Concerns flagged over newly-launched Sustainable Farming Incentive

Campaigners have warned that the government’s Sustainable Farming Incentive scheme, launched last week as part of its post-Brexit changes to agricultural subsidies, could represent 'business as usual' rather than effective results-based incentives delivering environmental gain

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‘Chocolate fireguard’: DEFRA’s draft environmental principles statement criticised

DEFRA’s plan to place a duty on ministers to have 'due regard' to a new statement on environmental principles when making policy has been met with concern over its lack of strength and the number of 'unnecessary loopholes' built into it

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‘Major weakening’: NGOs warn over industry proposals for chemicals regulation

Industry proposals that the new UK chemicals regulator should rely on ‘basic and publicly available data’ would be a ‘major weakening’ of the government’s post-Brexit chemicals regulation regime, a coalition of green groups and cancer charities has warned.

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Most-read

 
PFAS poisoning: Why is so little known about the presence of ‘forever chemicals’ in UK drinking water?
PFAS poisoning: Why is so little known about the presence of ‘forever chemicals’ in UK drinking water?

19 Mar 2021

Countries across the world are scrambling to understand and curb the impacts of toxic chemicals which have made their way into drinking water supplies and have been linked to a range of diseases including at least two cancers. But there are no routine tests for it in the UK. Rachel Salvidge asks why

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Shapps cancels Ox-Cam expressway
Shapps cancels Ox-Cam expressway

19 Mar 2021

Transport secretary Grant Shapps announced the cancellation of the Oxford-Cambridge (Ox-Cam) expressway yesterday, after finding the proposed project would not be cost-effective

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Government to slash industrial emissions by two-thirds by 2035
Government to slash industrial emissions by two-thirds by 2035

17 Mar 2021

By the middle of the next decade, industrial greenhouse gas emissions should be no more than a third of where they were in 2018, under plans released by the government today

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World-renowned rewilding site faces ‘devastating’ threat from housing developments
World-renowned rewilding site faces ‘devastating’ threat from housing developments

22 Mar 2021

The future of the rewilding and wildlife sanctuary, the Knepp estate in West Sussex, is under threat from proposed housing developments, according to its owners

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Coronavirus: What you need to know

 
Covid-19 guidance tracker: live table
Covid-19 guidance tracker: live table

02 Feb 2021

Updated daily: Use our sortable and regularly updated table of business-critical environment-related Covid-19 operational updates, regulatory position statements and guidance documents to navigate the coronavirus crisis

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REACH whitepaper

The UK has begun its transition to a UK-only REACH domestic regulatory framework for chemicals. You can find out all about your responsibilities as a business as well as the general understanding in the industry of the new legislation in Adler and Allan’s whitepaper.

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26 Mar 2021

Exceptional opportunity for a Senior Environmental Consultant to join an established team within one of the most highly regarded consultancies globally

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26 Mar 2021

Exceptional opportunity for a Senior/Principal Environmental specialist to join an established team of within one of the most highly regarded consultancies globally

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Principal Carbon & Sustainability Specialist – Independent Multidisciplinary Consultancy

26 Mar 2021

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12 Apr 2021

Pegasus Group are looking for experienced Town Planners to join our new and exciting team focusing on renewable energy projects.

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Senior / Principal Contaminated Land Consultant

26 Mar 2021

Unique opportunity to join one of the world’s most highly regarded Independent Engineering Consultancies with a fantastic reputation for the work they deliver and the profile of their projects

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Examining Inspector - Band 2 and Band 3

31 Mar 2021

With significant investment in major infrastructure across England and Wales over the next few years, we are looking to recruit approximately 15 experienced individuals who want to be involved in challenging, high profile projects.

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Consultant / Senior Consultant, Sustainability

26 Mar 2021

Turley Sustainability is seeking an ambitious and talented sustainability professional to join its dynamic and growing sustainability team as Consultant, or Senior Consultant.

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