Sepa gets backing for reforms
Proposals to simplify and integrate the regulatory framework in Scotland for waste, water, industrial pollution and radioactive substances have received backing from Scottish businesses and environmental groupsA consultation on the plans by the Scottish government and Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) ended on 4 August last year, and analysis of the feedback by the regulator reveals strong suppo
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In R. (on the application of Friends of the Earth Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Secretary’s decisions to approve pro-posals and policies prepared under the Climate Change Act 2008, and to publish the government’s Net Zero Strategy to comply with his obligations.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently consulted on proposals to strengthen and improve the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), and has published its response and decisions.