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The government is proposing the introduction of civil sanctions for offshore oil and gas companies that breach environmental law.

United Kingdom - January 23 2018 In a potential further expansion of the role of civil sanctions for environmental offences, the Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and...

What does the government’s 'A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment' mean for business?

United Kingdom, European Union - January 15 2018 It would be a mistake to dismiss the government’s 25 Year Environment Plan as empty words. It is true that the plan lacks detail and contains few new...

Emma Andrews, Ian Truman, Zoe Gillingham, Elsa Hadley.

The environmental impact of Christmas: chemicals in toys and plastics in the environment

United Kingdom, European Union - December 21 2017 It’s that time of year when the environmental impact of Christmas makes news headlines. This year, reports that 100,000 tonnes of plastic packaging...

Elsa Hadley.

Air quality plan: government not off the hook

United Kingdom - October 26 2017 NGO ClientEarth has threatened a fresh legal challenge to the air quality plan (PDF) published by the UK government at the end of July. The air...

Sarah Raby.

Government announces plans for new carbon and energy reporting regime

United Kingdom - October 19 2017 A look at the government's consultation on the future of corporate reporting on emissions and energy usage after the end of the CRC Energy Efficiency...

Stephen Lavington.