Defra reveals timetable to cut 'red tape'
Defra has published a breakdown of how it plans to improve environmental regulation over the next four years, following its pledge in March to streamline, consolidate or scrap 186 pieces of legislation as part of the red tape challengeDefra’s implementation plan provides more detail as to how the 132 statutory instruments identified as in need of “improvement” are to be changed, alongside dates for when the alterations should be co
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A landfill site in Glasgow has been served with a civil penalty fine of £6,200 following a breach of its environmental permit which resulted in the release of odours that affected local communities over a period of eight days in June 2021 and saw 138 complaints.
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