The Environment Agency has responded to the Government’s Environmental Principles and Governance Bill consultation, saying the new watchdog should not replace or duplicate the role of other bodies, including the Environment Agency (EA). The Environmental Principles and Governance Bill was unveiled … Continue reading →
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The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is calling for the Government to establish legally binding environment targets and a new independent oversight body, saying its 25-Year Environment Plan lacks milestones. The EAC is calling for an Environmental Enforcement and Audit Office … Continue reading →
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Today (19 June), the Aldersgate Group launches a briefing setting out recommendations for the government’s forthcoming Resources and Waste Strategy (RWS), setting out key policy priorities to radically improve the UK’s resource efficiency and maximise the economic, societal and environmental … Continue reading →
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IEMA has welcomed the vote in Parliament to retain vital EU legal protections through the EU Withdrawal Bill. The amendment ensures that key environmental principles will be established in primary legislation, and that the new independent environment body will have … Continue reading →
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The RDF Industry Group has called on the UK Government and EU to “take action” to enable refuse derived fuel (RDF) export to Europe to continue unhindered after Brexit. To ensure that the environmental and economic benefits of RDF export … Continue reading →
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The chair of the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC), Mary Creagh, has written a letter to Philip Hammond requesting that he or another Minister gives evidence for the Committee’s inquiry into the proposal for a new environmental watchdog. The EAC has … Continue reading →
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ClientEarth has called on the UK government to strengthen its plans for an environmental watchdog after Brexit, labelling the current plan “toothless”. It has published a new report that outlines what it says the legal powers the watchdog will “need” … Continue reading →
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A new Environmental Principles and Governance Bill has been unveiled by Government, which it says aims to ensure environmental protections will not be weakened as we leave the EU. A consultation has been launched today on the contents of the Environmental Principles … Continue reading →
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