Our Environmental, Safety & Health team is pleased to share with you the latest edition of our monthly newsletter, frESH Law Horizons: Key Developments in UK & EU Environment, Safety and Health Law and Procedure; providing bite-size updates on EU and UK law, procedure and policy.
This month’s edition includes the following:
- Fine of £1.4 million for a food processor.
- Use of drones by local authorities for enforcement.
- Sewage pollution leads to a £200,000 restorative charity donation.
- Fines reduced on appeal for a car parts manufacturer and a construction company.
- The Environment Agency has issued more than £1m of penalties under climate change legislation.
- Environment Agency will target waste gangs in “Al Capone-style” prosecutions.
- Supreme Court case decided regarding UK courts’ jurisdiction over a foreign subsidiary (Vedanta Resources plc v Lungowe).
- Climate Emergency campaign gathers momentum in the UK.
- European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules on the assessment of waste as hazardous waste.
- EU court dismisses NGO challenge of the authorisation of DEHP in recycled PVC.