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

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    Our Environmental, Safety & Health team is pleased to share with you our 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:

    • Director Fined and Given Suspended Sentence After Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Investigation 
    • Allergen Labelling Laws for Foods Prepacked for Direct Sale – New Legislation
    • Fine of £7.8 Million for Breach of Money Laundering Regulations
    • The Commission’s latest communication on no-deal Brexit preparedness indicates that only 52% of UK-based REACH registrants have transferred their registrations
    • ClientEarth has warned 105 local councils that they could face legal action if they fail to meet duties to include emissions reductions targets and policies in their local plans 
    • The Court of Appeal Upheld a Decision to Refuse Planning Permission for a Housing Development on Air Quality Grounds
    • Chinese Food Company Has Received a Record Fine for Polluting a Sewer
    • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) Publishes Information Requirements for the Future Waste Database
    • EU Court Upholds Decision by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to List Bisphenol A (BPA) as an Endocrine Disrupting Chemical With an Impact on Human Health
    • Member State Experts Unanimously Back a Proposal of the European Commission to Increase the Compliance Check Target for REACH Registration Dossiers