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The new Scottish Marine Bill - sustainable seas for all

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2008

On 14 July 2008, the Scottish Executive issued their latest consultation document on the marine environment entitled: Sustainable seas for all: a consultation on Scotland's first Marine Bill

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

DEFRA consults on mandatory carbon reporting

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 31 2011

Section 85 of the Climate Change Act 2008 requires the Government to introduce secondary legislation by 6 April 2012, which would require the directors' report of a company to include information about their company's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

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
  • -
  • December 18 2007

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

A real shift of power in the control of Scotland's seas?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 14 2009

Following public lobbying by the Scottish Government, Westminster made the announcement on 27 November 2008 that powers for planning and nature conservation in the marine area out to the 200 nautical mile territorial limit are to be executively devolved

How carbon capture ready are you?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 5 2009

We may have to accept that production from the North Sea has reached its peak, but there are still clear opportunities available as new and more innovative carbon abatement technologies such as carbon capture and storage (CCS) develop

Energy performance certificates

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 3 2008

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are being introduced throughout the UK in implementation of the European Directive 200291EC