Environmental Permitting (Amend) Regs 2013
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The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 came into force on 27 February 2013
27 Feb 2013
Environment protection - England and Wales
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 amend the 2010 Regulations to comply with the EU Industrial Emissions Directive (2010/75/EU). Most of the provisions came into force on 27 February 2013, but regulation 58(2) and regulations 4(6), (8), (12), (15) and 5 will come into force on 7 January 2014. Regulation 58(3) will come into force on 1 January 2016.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a new 'Green Claims Code' to ensure businesses are not misleading consumers about their environmental credentials.
Over two million hectares of Brazilian rainforest could be legally converted to supply the UK with soy under a new anti-deforestation law proposed by the government, the WWF has found.
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.