Environmental groups broadly applauded the government’s environmental guarantees contained in the Brexit white paper, but many have suggested it has left key questions about the future of the UK’s environmental governance unanswered
The government today unveiled its highly anticipated white paper on its Brexit negotiating position, after the cabinet agreed on a statement last week setting out the UK’s key demands. Here’s what it has to say about environmental regulation
The government does not intend to share a common rulebook with the EU on environmental and social standards beyond what is necessary to remove the need for border checks after Brexit, environment secretary Michael Gove told MPs yesterday
Big landowners and developers can afford to take a more pragmatic approach to the control of Japanese knotweed, according to a report which follows a landmark Court of Appeal ruling on the invasive species last week
Ministers have pledged to preserve environmental protections as they seek a Brexit agreement with the EU, in the face of strong opposition from hardline Brexiters and the resignation of Brexit secretary David Davis
Also in the news, Guidance on smart waste tracking challenge provided by DEFRA, Environment minister Thérèse Coffey returns to DEFRA after period of illness, Environment Agency part funds natural flood management in Yorkshire Dales, ‘Right to clean air’ bill receives first reading
The High Court has dismissed an appeal against a decision by Shropshire Council to grant planning permission for a poultry farm on the grounds that its EIA was unsound.
Parliament has approved legislation transposing EU legislation on medium and large-scale combustion plants into the law applying to offshore oil and gas exploitation
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