Environmental law insights

Stay up-to-date with regulation and legislation changes in all areas of environmental law.

High Court ruling on Section 108 powers

The question of whether regulators have the power to require a person to answer questions in relation to suspected environmental offences under subsection 108(4)(j) of the Environment Act 1995, without exercising a power of entry, has long been a point of contention.

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COVID-19 and storage limits

(UPDATE - RPS withdrawn on 1st October 2020) In the wake of COVID-19 and lock-down, the waste and recycling sector raised concerns that waste sites may struggle to comply with the conditions of their permit in the event of a reduced workforce or inability to move recyclable or waste material to its normal destinations.

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