Michael Gove

11th June 2018
Gove Announces “Beef Up” Of Action Against Waste Crime

Gove Announces “Beef Up” Of Action Against Waste Crime

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced a “comprehensive review” that aims to “beef up” the government’s approach to how it tackles the scourge of waste crime. A Call for Evidence has been launched which aims to enable a stakeholders to have their … Continue reading

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15th May 2018
Gove Sent Recommendations On Packaging Reform

Gove Sent Recommendations On Packaging Reform

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has been sent a number of recommendations on reforming the packaging value chain, which are now reportedly set to “inform future policy decision making”. Following a round table discussion convened by the Secretary of State, Michael … Continue reading

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28th March 2018
Defra Moves Forward With Deposit Return Scheme For England

Defra Moves Forward With Deposit Return Scheme For England

A deposit return scheme intended to increase recycling rates and “slash the amount of waste polluting our land and seas” will be introduced in England, subject to consultation later this year, it was confirmed by Defra today (28 March). UK … Continue reading

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12th February 2018
Cross-Sector Actions To Reduce Environmental Damage Caused By Plastic

Cross-Sector Actions To Reduce Environmental Damage Caused By Plastic

Four cross-sector actions have been set out by WRAP and INCPEN to help reduce the environmental damage caused by the way we use and dispose of plastic. In December 2017, Secretary of State for the Environment Michael Gove asked WRAP … Continue reading

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12th January 2018
Chinese Waste Restriction: Operators Already Finding Alternative Markets – Gove

Chinese Waste Restriction: Operators Already Finding Alternative Markets – Gove

Waste operators are already finding alternative export markets for waste, according to a written ministerial statement by Environment Secretary Michael Gove, following the announcement last year that China intends to crack down on its contaminated waste imports. The statement follows … Continue reading

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13th November 2017
Gove To Consult On Post-Brexit Environmental Standards Body

Gove To Consult On Post-Brexit Environmental Standards Body

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced plans to consult on a new, independent body for environmental standards. Plans to consult on a new, independent body that would aim to hold Government to account for upholding environmental standards in England after we … Continue reading

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10th November 2017
CIWM CEO’s Blog: Environmental Governance After Brexit

CIWM CEO’s Blog: Environmental Governance After Brexit

CIWM’s CEO, Dr Colin Church, looks at how environmental legislation might be governed post-Brexit, following Michael Gove’s announcement that the Defra intends to consult on the issue… In a previous blog I highlighted some of the reasons many in the … Continue reading

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21st July 2017
Gove To Make Pledge To Deliver A “Green Brexit” [UPDATED]

Gove To Make Pledge To Deliver A “Green Brexit” [UPDATED]

Environment Secretary Michael Gove is set to pledge to deliver a “green Brexit” today, according to reports. Mr Gove replaced Andrea Leadsom in the role following the snap general election. The prominent campaigner for Brexit’s “green” credentials have previously been … Continue reading

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