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:

    • A consultation was launched on amended FSA technical guidance for allergen labelling for foods prepacked for direct sale
    • TV cameras are set to broadcast sentencing remarks from the Crown Court
    • A building safety regulator is to be established as part of the HSE
    • A successful appeal was made against landfill tax on “fluff”
    • EA published the latest civil sanctions accepted in respect of environmental breaches
    • Brothers receive jail sentences for waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) fraud
    • A company was fined £200,000 over a major fire at its waste facility
    • The government publishes a House of Commons Library Briefing Paper on plastic waste in the UK
    • Landmark Dutch legal ruling on climate change
    • The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to prepare a list of chemicals safe for use in contact with drinking water
    • ECHA adds four new substances to the REACH candidate list
    • Environmental developments to expect in the UK in 2020