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

June 2023
Region: Europe

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 edition include:

  • Protect duty – Draft standard terrorism evaluation and guidance
  • Firm fined £50,000 following outbreak of legionnaires’ disease
  • Company fined £200,000 as worker crushed by 700kg crate
  • The UK Food Standards Agency expected to update “may contain” labelling guidance
  • UK registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals (UK REACH) update
  • Further disruption to the planned Scottish deposit return scheme, and announcements about the Welsh scheme
  • Greenwashing  - UK and EU updates
  • Climate Change Committee delivers its latest progress report to UK Parliament
  • Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme Phase 3 compliance deadline extended by six months
  • EU Deforestation Regulation enters into force
  • New EU General Product Safety Regulation
  • European Parliament adopted a new regulation on batteries and waste batteries
  • Draft Regulation on European Sustainability Reporting Standards

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