Environmental Law News
June 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: 26 June 2019

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Christopher Badger considers the decision by Ofwat to impose a financial penalty on Southern Water for failings in the performance of its wastewater operations, the imposition of over £3.7 million of civil sanctions on charitable organisations for environmental offences and further developments in the Manchester Ship Canal case.

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Posted on: 18 June 2019

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, William Upton QC, Christopher Badger and Mark Daviesconsider the UK’s commitment to be carbon neutral by 2050, the end of the road for the M4 relief road project and substantial financial penalties for an oil refinery operator and contractor following an explosion in 2011.

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Posted on: 11 June 2019

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Charles Morgan and Christopher Badger consider prison sentences for serial flytippers, objections to the new Rivers Authorities Bill and further detail surrounding the new Environment Bill and the Joint Unit for Waste Crime.

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Posted on: 4 June 2019

Environmental Law News Update

In this latest Environmental Law News Update, Charles Morgan, Gordon Wignall and Natasha Hausdorff consider the anxiety over water resources in the UK, a DEFRA report into the progress of the reform of water abstraction in England and a challenge from ClientEarth over Highways England’s lack of progress over plans to cut pollution on its road network.

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