Plans for creating new civil penalties – and possibly new criminal offences – for keeping and selling invasive non-native species will be introduced in England and Wales, DEFRA and the Welsh government announced today
There is no swerving climate change and Emma Howard Boyd, chair of the Environment Agency, is facing the potential consequences full on. She talks to Rachel Salvidge about ongoing plans to protect the environment and why joined-up working is key
An ongoing bureaucratic dispute is blocking the expansion of the First-tier Tribunal’s environmental remit, the UK Environmental Law Association’s conference was told on Friday
Companies agreed to pay out £938,500 for flouting environmental rules between February and May, new data released by the Environment Agency (EA) reveals, 8.8% more than paid out in the previous period.
A Cumbrian waste management firm has agreed to pay £60,000 to a local environmental charity in what is the first instance of an enforcement undertaking being accepted for alleged permit breaches relating to odour at an installation
A proposed highway route through ancient woodland will be challenged in a judicial review being brought by the South Downs National Park Authority
A Nottinghamshire paint and adhesives firm, which for ten years failed in its obligations to recover and recycle packaging, has agreed to pay £37,450 in an enforcement undertaking (EU).
The government is to go ahead with proposals to bring breaches of environmental permits for offshore activities under the civil sanctions regime as an alternative to prosecution
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