Environmental Law News
May 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 May 2019

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Wiliam Upton QC and Gordon Wignall consider the potential prosecution of 1,130 environmental protestors, the application of EU waste legislation to fires on board ships and a fine of £1.16m imposed on an oil company following an offshore gas leak.

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Posted on: 20 May 2019

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Charles Morgan, Natasha Hausdorff and Mark Davies consider legal action against Shell by Friends of the Earth, specialist environmental tribunals and the Government’s assessment of progress against the 25 Year Environment Plan.

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Posted on: 13 May 2019

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Charles Morgan, Christopher Badger and Frances Lawson consider the Environment Agency’s flooding strategy consultation, thoughts on Ofwat’s future direction and a new Government consultation on the future of carbon pricing post-Brexit.

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Posted on: 8 May 2019

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, William Upton QC, Charles Morgan and Mark Davies consider the recent confusion over licensing exemptions for wild birds, Labour’s proposals for the water industry and the decline in nature and acceleration of species extinction highlighted in a report from the IPBES.

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