Environmental Permitting (Amend No.2) Regs 2011
- Pollution & Waste Management ,
- Prevention & Control ,
- Business & Industry
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2011 published 1 January 2012
1 January 2012
Environmental protection - England and Wales
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2011 implement EU Directive 2009/126/EC on Stage II petrol vapour recovery during refuelling of motor vehicles at service stations.
Similar Regulations – The Pollution Prevention and Control (Amendment No.2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 – came into force in Northern Ireland on 31 December 2011
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a new 'Green Claims Code' to ensure businesses are not misleading consumers about their environmental credentials.
In Elliott-Smith v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the legality of the defendants’ joint decision to create the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) as a substitute for UK participation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).
In R. (on the application of Hudson) v Windsor and Maidenhead RBC, the appellant appealed against a decision to uphold the local authority’s grant of planning permission for the construction of a holiday village at the Legoland Windsor Resort.
In R (on the application of National Farmers Union) v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Secretary's direction to Natural England concerning badger culling.