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
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?
Can Gove meet the UK’s housing needs without trashing nature?
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