The Environment Act 2021
Everything you need to know about the Environment Act, which contains provisions intended to maintain environmental standards outside the EU, as well as improve air and water quality, tackle waste, increase recycling, halt the decline of species, and improve the natural environment.
After a long and tortuous journey through parliament, the government’s ‘world-leading’ Environment Bill has finally passed into law. The ENDS team has scoured the resulting legislation to bring you everything you need to know about the raft of changes that the new act will bring about
The ENDS Briefing: The policy changes to expect from the Environment Act targets
How some of the UK’s top developers are seeking to weaken biodiversity net gain reforms
Queen’s Speech: What could be in it for the environment?
Will the Environment Act really 'bend the curve' on nature's decline?
Will rejecting stronger OEP independence ‘come to haunt’ MPs?
‘Dirty secrets’: What are the first complaints to the OEP about?
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The UK's emerging
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Hear speakers from the Office for Environmental Protection and Environmental Standards Scotland discuss the UK's emerging green governance arrangements at this free to view webinar. We discuss what’s happened so far, the early priorities for the UK’s new green watchdogs, and what environmental professionals can expect to come.
Why a court decision to slash an ‘unreasonable’ EA fine has implications for all regulated industry
Why a court dismissed claims that DEFRA’s sewage spill reduction plan was unlawful
Why a judicial review of sea fishing licences underlines the weight being given to environmental conservation
The (legal) lessons to be drawn from the failed High Court ULEZ challenge
Why developer CG Fry’s nutrient neutrality challenge is unlikely to succeed on appeal - for now
Why the dismissal of ClientEarth’s case against Shell will have ramifications for other NGOs seeking to change corporate behaviour
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