Monthly Archives: January 2014

Regulatory Roadmap: Onshore oil and gas exploration in the UK regulation and best practice


The United Kingdom Government has published a “regulatory roadmap” setting out the series of permits and permissions developers need to obtain prior to drilling for onshore oil and gas, to provide certainty to investors and local communities about the role of the … Continue reading

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Data Centres required to comply with CCA


Summary and implications The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced in his Autumn Statement on 5 December 2013 that the Government will introduce a climate change agreement (CCA) for the UK data centre sector by the end of 2013. … Continue reading

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Access To Environmental Information – New Case expands access definition


A recent ruling Of The General Court In Case T-545-11 Stichting Greenpeace Nederland  and Pesticide Action Network Europe (PAN Europe) has far-reaching implications for the requests for environmental information outside of the traditional boundaries of an operational site. The background to the … Continue reading

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20 years ago: Transfrontier shipment of Wastes


It would be a shame not to acknowledge the passing of one of the most important and key environmental legislation that started twenty years ago. I was involved in transfrontier shipments of waste regulation from the very beginning – My … Continue reading

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