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.
The updates covered in this month’s edition include (among others):
Safe standing at Premier League and Championship football stadiums starting this season.
Members of Parliament (MPs) and Unions call for maximum workplace temperature limits.
Food waste recycling company fined for double corporate manslaughter.
Contempt of court to be reviewed by the Law Commission.
Ministry of Defence (MOD) issued with Crown Censure after a Marine recruit drowned during training.
Maximum sentencing powers for Magistrates increased in respect of either way offences.
High Court deems UK government’s climate strategy “unlawful”.
UK government consults on ending sales of new non-zero-emission powered lightweight vehicles by 2035.
Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) consults on second draft of disclosure framework.
Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) announces investigation into regulation of combined sewer overflows (CSOs).
Court of Appeal (CA) rules that discharges of foul water into canal are not nuisance or trespass.
The EA issues wider call for higher sanctions for serious and deliberate pollution incidents.
UK REACH: DEFRA consults on extending submission deadline for transitional registrations.
DEFRA commits to OEP’s recommendations on a comprehensive and systematic approach to the environment agenda.
Industry groups raise concerns over a possible new classification of lithium under CLP.
European Commission consults on current waste management practices to adopt early warning report.