Category Archives: European Union

UK Environmental Standards in a No-Deal Brexit


The UK Government has issued a Technical Notice, which offers guidance for continued planning in the event of no deal designed to minimise disruption and ensure a smooth and orderly exit. The UK government has maintained a commitment to maintaining … Continue reading

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Racoon Dog & the EU Regulation on Invasive Alien Species


It should be recalled that Invasive Alien Species (IAS) are animals and plants that are introduced accidentally or deliberately into a natural environment where they are not normally found, with serious negative consequences for their new environment. They represent a major … Continue reading

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Environment Agency EU Exit Preparedness Survey


If you export waste, you need to take this Environment Agency Survey urgently… As part of its planning for Brexit, the Environment Agency is engaging with the resources and waste sector to establish the level of preparedness of the sector … Continue reading

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Hazardous Waste Classification changes on 5 July 2018


You will need to be aware of new changes to the criteria for the classification of hazardous waste, which will take effect on Thursday, 5 July 2018. Council Regulation (EU) 2017/997 of 8 June 2017 amending Annex III to Directive … Continue reading

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Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 23 March 2018


This Friday’s edition of the Brexit Briefing is part of the series of posts to highlight articles published in the media covering Brexit from an environmental perspective. The articles are presented in chronological order with the most recent articles first. … Continue reading

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Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 16 March 2018


This Friday’s edition of the Brexit Briefing is part of the series of posts to highlight articles published in the media covering Brexit from an environmental perspective. The articles are presented in chronological order with the most recent articles first. … Continue reading

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BSI Brexit and Standards Position Statement


Since the UK Referendum vote to leave the EU in June 2016, BSI, in its capacity as the UK’s National Standards Body, has consulted its members and stakeholders about the possible implications of Brexit for International Standards. As a result, … Continue reading

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