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:

    • Office for Product Safety and Security (OPSS) investigation leads to washing machine recall
    • Local Authority Fines – £1.4 million for breach of health and safety laws and £500,000 for care provider breaches
    • A report claims that the UK remains a storehouse of asbestos
    • Cabinet Office ordered to disclose information on the state of the UK shale industry to Greenpeace
    • Government nearly doubles the potential civil penalties under EU ETS for 2020
    • EU publishes Disclosure Regulation and Low Carbon Benchmarks Regulation
    • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) maps more than 21,000 REACH registered substances in its “chemical universe”
    • EEA warns against the emerging risks of PFAS in Europe
    • PlasticsEurope appeals BPA judgement