Environmental Law News
April 2018

The purpose of this Weekly Environmental Law News Update is to provide the latest environmental news stories and legal analysis in a readily accessible format concentrating on the week’s three key headlines.

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Posted on: 30 April 2018

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Christopher Badger, William Upton, and Nicholas Ostrowski consider the adoption of draft emissions legislation by the European Parliament, an ECJ ruling against mitigation measures in the screening stage of Habitat Regulation Assessment and what happens when a sentencing judge rejects an agreed basis of plea in a regulatory case.

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Posted on: 23 April 2018

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Christopher Badger and Mark Davies consider the imposition of a £350,000 fine on Severn Trent Water Ltd for pollution, amendments to the Withdrawal Bill by the Lords to ensure greater environmental protections, and a win for ClientEarth and others in a CJEU judgment against continued logging in ancient Polish woodland.

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Posted on: 16 April 2018

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Robert Griffiths QC, SC, Christopher Badger and Nicola Strachan consider a new enforcement and sanctions policy from the Environment Agency, demands from the EU for a ‘non-regression clause’ on environmental standards in any future Brexit deal and signs that the UK government may be prepared to permit more fracking applications.

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Posted on: 9 April 2018

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, William Upton, Nicholas Ostrowski and Natasha Hausdorff consider the recent report published by the Green Finance Taskforce, human rights damages paid to those affected by DECC changes to solar power subsidies, and the interaction between environmental and personal injury law explored in a recent Supreme Court case.

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