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What is a “public authority”? case law update
  • Eversheds
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 12 2014

When is a water company a “public authority” for the purposes of the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (the EIRs)? That was a question which


Quarterly Water e-briefing - November 2011
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • November 24 2011

The long awaited transfer to sewerage undertakers of private lateral drains and private sewers finally took place on 1 October 2011


Hydraulic fracturing in UK recommended for green light
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2012

Today the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has published its report into the seismic tremors which took place near Blackpool last year and Cuadrilla’s hydraulic fracturing activity (hydraulic fracturing is the technology used to extract shale gas


The Green Investment Bank (GIB) will be located in Edinburgh and London
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2012

Today, Business Secretary Vince Cable announced that the headquarters of the GIB will be located in Edinburgh, with the GIB’s main transaction team based in London


Oil & gas e-briefing - UK Government lifts temporary suspension on hydraulic fracturing
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2012

The Government has lifted the suspension on hydraulic fracturing by announcing today that exploratory hydraulic fracturing for shale gas (“fracking”) can resume in the UK, subject to new controls to mitigate the risks of seismic activity


DECC announces response to renewables obligations (“RO”) consultation in respect of solar PV support and biomass
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • December 20 2012

On 18 December 2012, DECC published its response in relation to the remaining consultations that form part of the Government's banding review under the RO


The draft Water Bill 2012: extends limitation period for enforcement
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2012

The new draft Water bill was launched by the Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman for pre-legislative scrutiny on 10 July 2012, following its announcement in the Queen’s Speech


DECC announce response to RO banding consultation
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2012

DECC has today published its widely anticipated decision on the levels of financial support for generating stations from 2013-17 (2014-17 for offshore wind) under the Renewables Obligation (RO


UK government announces future changes to the CRC energy efficiency scheme (“CRC Scheme”)
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • December 14 2012

Many retailers will already be familiar with the CRC Scheme


More good news for shale gas in the UK
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2012

The latest independent review on shale gas commissioned by the UK Government has reached a positive conclusion, having considered a range of environmental and health & safety issues