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Consultation on unconventional oil and gas in Scotland: the next step in the road to a decision
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2017

On 31 January 2017, the Scottish Government announced a consultation on onshore unconventional oil and gas in Scotland, seeking views from


Energy performance certificates
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2008

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


UK IPO launches green patent database
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2010

The 'green' database is intended to provide businesses with access to information on environmentally sound inventions thus supporting sustainable and responsible economic growth


Carrots and sticks - improving energy efficiency of non-domestic buildings
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2016

Both the Scottish and the UK Governments have produced regulations that are intended to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings in the UK


Brexit Analysis Bulletin Rural
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 1 2016

The questions raised by the Brexit vote in the EU Referendum remain numerous and diverse; funding arrangements, trade deals, food regulation


Protective Costs Orders and access to environmental justice striking the balance
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2012

The courts in England and Wales have been developing the concept of the Protective Costs Order (PCO) for a number of years and the principle has, broadly speaking, been imported by Scots common law in the form of the Protective Expenses Order (PEO


Energy Performance Certificates changes arrive
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 28 2012

In November 2011 we commented on the proposals for changes to the Energy Performance of Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2008 which govern Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs


Not splitting the difference
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

In some circumstances, it is possible for a planning decision to be "split" and consent granted instead for a lesser scheme


Will the 2012 Olympics green credentials be medal winning?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2012

Perhaps if empty seats at venues reflect an attempt to cut carbon omissions that otherwise might have been created by spectators travelling to the Olympics!


An issue-driven regulatory update for the UK water and wastewater supply chain
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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