Legal Updates to Environmental Legislation

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

September 2019 Legal Update

This month’s most legislation amendments:  The Climate Change Act 2008 (2050 Target Amendment) Order 2019   The target has changed for the UK from 80% reduction to 100% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050.   The Renewable Heat Incentive...

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

August 2019 Legal Update

  This month’s most legislation amendments are in reference to the UK leaving the EU:   The Landfill Disposals Tax (Wales) Act 2017 (Reliefs) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019 Changes have been made regarding; mines and open cast quarries being...

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

July 2019 Legal Update

This month’s Green Element is chuffed to hear: The Climate Change Act 2008 (2050 Target Amendment) Order 2019 From June 2019 the UK has implemented a new target: To reduce carbon emissions by 100% by 2050. This is in accordance with the 1990 baseline. This is...

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

June 2019 Legal Update

The Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Amendment) Regulations 2019 – This regulation now includes the transportation by water way of class 7 goods. The following heading has been altered; ‘Radiological Emergencies.’ It now reads; ‘Radiological Emergencies and Notifiable...

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

May 2019 Legal Update

 All amends regarding the UK leaving the EU will only take place on the day of exit.  The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Amendments etc.) Regulations 2019 Sections which have been amended are: Bathing Water Regulations 2013, the list of bathing...

Legal UpdatesSarah Pearl

April 2019 Legal Update

Exiting the EU, means this month there are more environmental legislation updates than usual. All amends will only take place on the day of exit. There will be changes in legislative wording to fit in with domestic UK legislation.  Most changes will be minor. The...

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