Overhaul of green regulation not revolutionary
Despite pledging to scrap or change 70% of environment regulations, the majority of Defra's proposals to cut red tape have been accepted as a sensible approach to tidying up UK legislationFollowing the red tape challenge review, Defra has outlined plans to revoke 53 sets of environment regulations and improve 132 more. While the proposed changes affect almost three-quarters of environm
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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.
The claimants in Harris v Environment Agency applied for judicial review of the Agency’s refusal to expand the scope of an investigation into the effect of groundwater abstraction from wetland sites across the Norfolk Broads.