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:
The Home Office has published its response to the fire safety consultation for England.
Modern slavery - registry launched and guide to powers also published.
The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has published a call for evidence seeking views on changes to the UK product safety regime.
Thames Water fined £2.3 million for foreseeable pollution from sewage discharge.
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published its Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy.
New energy efficiency legislation announced by UK government, and response to eco-design consultation.
Government confirmed in consultation response the 2030 date for ending sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans.
DEFRA consults on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) national implementation plan (NIP).
BEIS consults on mandatory climate-related financial disclosures by publicly quoted companies, large private companies and limited liability partnerships (LLPs).
DEFRA announces second consultations on extended producer responsibility (EPR) for packaging and a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers.