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Sustainable seas for all

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 29 2008

The seas have influenced Scotland's economic past, and continue to shape its economic future

Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation an overview

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 28 2013

This is the first in a series of briefings on the UK governmentʼs flagship energy efficiency programme, which summarises some of the current issues

US oil spill disaster prompts UK to examine own procedures

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 4 2010

Following the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, UK pollution prevention systems are to be examined afresh to ensure they provide maximum protection against similar incidents happening in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf ("UKCS"

Flooding insurance at risk?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 29 2010

In July 2008 we commented on the growing problem that flooding presents to the insurance market and outlined how the Government were proposing to tackle the issue in England and Wales following the major floods of 2007

An issue-driven regulatory update for the UK water and wastewater supply chain

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 12 2012

On 8 December 2011, the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) published its long-awaited “Water for Life” White Paper

The FITs consultation and the struggle to stay single

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 20 2012

The February consultation from DECC on the Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) scheme closes for comment on 26 April 2011

How lawful is an energy windfall tax?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 8 2008

Whilst the debate surrounding a possible 'windfall tax' on the profits of energy companies has concentrated on political and economic issues, would such a tax be lawful?

"20 20 by 2020" - more than a political gimmick?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 26 2008

The draft EU Renewables Directive has a target of achieving "20 20 by 2020"

The saga continues - Albion Water and access pricing in the English and Welsh water industry

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2007

In this long running case, the Court of Appeal has granted Dwr Cymru (on 26 July) leave to appeal the Competition Appeal Tribunal's (the CAT) finding that Dwr Cymru had abused its dominant position by setting an access charge that resulted in a margin squeeze on Albion Water (Albion

Changes to crofting law give windfarm developers a boost

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 18 2007

The Scottish Government has been keen to promote the production of clean energy