OEP powers outlined in landmark Environment Bill
The UK government will today publish its much-anticipated Environment Bill after the landmark legislation was announced in the Queen's Speech yesterday.The bill will outline powers for a new Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) that cover all climate change law, and task the regulator with holding the government to account on reaching net zero e
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