The waste industry is calling for a reform to the carriers, brokers and dealers (CBD) regulatory regime, which it argues is significantly contributing to waste crime
Multi-disciplinary consultancies and specialist contractors predict that a Court of Appeal ruling on Japanese knotweed will result in increased business from landowners. Catherine Early reports
Landlords cannot close their eyes to what is happening on their land, legal experts say, after the High Court threw out an appeal by a landowner against a conviction for ‘knowingly permitting’ an unauthorised waste operation. Conor McGlone reports
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
A legal ruling could open the floodgates for thousands of private nuisance claims concerning the escape of invasive Japanese knotweed
The government has moved to clarify the duties of pension fund trustees in considering long-term risks in investment decisions
The Northern Irish civil service is appealing a High Court planning decision which has halted infrastructure decisions across the country
Proposals to use a natural capital calculator to assess the harm from water pollution incidents could see perpetrators face steeper financial penalties, one firm’s analysis indicates. Conor McGlone investigates
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