Environmental Law News
April 2019

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: 29 April 2019

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Charles Morgan, Gordon Wignall and Frances Lawson consider the Draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill, recent official publications on water resource infrastructure and a report from the Prudential Regulation Authority concerning climate change-related financial risks.

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Posted on: 23 April 2019

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Stephen Hockman QC, Christopher Badger and Ana Kantzelis consider a rebuke for the UK’s lack of progress towards improving air quality in the European Commission’s most recent Environmental Implementation Review, a report from the Bank of England on the financial risks of climate change and coverage of a recent meeting of UNCITRAL WG III Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform.

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Posted on: 16 April 2019

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Stephen Hockman QC, William Upton QC, Charles Morgan, Gordon Wignall, and Ana Kantzelis consider the inclusion of environmental considerations in IIAs, the treatment of environmental protestors in the civil courts, the duty of care in respect of environmental activities of companies at home and abroad, and publication of new EA guidance containing an extended list of convictions for assessing permit competence.

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Posted on: 1 April 2019

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Christopher Badger and Mark Davies consider requirements for UK waste exporters to review contingency plans in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit, a possible merger of DEFRA Non-Departments Public Bodies and new guidance for organisations to ensure compliance with modern slavery regulations.

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