frESH Law Horizons – Key Developments in UK and EU Environment, Safety and Health Law Procedure and Policy

    View Authors June 2019

    Our Environmental, Safety & Health team is pleased to share with you our new monthly newsletter, frESH Law Horizons: Key Developments in Environment, Safety and Health Law and Procedure; providing bite-size updates on EU and UK law and policy.

    This month’s edition includes:

    • Food grain storage company receives fine of £180,000 following death of a worker struck by a lorry onsite
    • Construction industry announces plans for mandatory licensing scheme for UK construction companies
    • UK government confirms ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds
    • UK commits to net zero carbon target by 2050
    • EU publishes the Single-use Plastics Directive
    • Waste company Biffa convicted of breaching EU transfrontier shipment of waste regulation
    • Waste incineration “best available techniques” conclusions approved
    • ClientEarth appeals EU court ruling on DEHP
    • We hosted our annual ESH conference