Category Archives: Government

Chnages in governmental thinking that may impact upon business and the environment

DRAFT REGULATIONS: The Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations 2018


These Regulations have been drafted to give the Secretary of State the power to impose civil sanctions by way of fixed and variable monetary penalties on persons in respect of certain criminal offences under the following legislation: the Merchant Shipping … Continue reading

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DRAFT LEGISLATION: The Renewable Transport Fuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations 2018


In a week of various regulatory and guidance documents on the subject of renewable transport fuels & Greenhouse gas emissions following on from a post early this week (Motor Fuel Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Guidance), a new amendment Regulation has … Continue reading

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Motor Fuel Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Guidance


The UK Government has published a guidance document for reporting under the Motor Fuel (Road Vehicle and Mobile Machinery) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations 2012 as amended (‘the GHG Reporting Regulations’), which came into effect on 15 April 2012. The … 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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Invasive Species Week (23-29 March 2018)


Starting in 2015, the Non-Native Species Secretariat (NNSS) and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) launched the first Invasive Species Week. It brought together a range of organisations to raise awareness of invasive non-native species and inspire … 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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