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Energy National Polic Statements Published By DECC
On 23 June 2011 the Department of Energy and Climate Change published the finalised Energy National Policy Statements (NPSs).
UK
17 Jul 2011
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Microgeneration Strategy Published By DECC
On 22 June 2011 the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) published a Microgeneration Strategy (Strategy) along with the Microgeneration Government-Industry Contact Group Action Plan (Action Plan).
UK
3 Jul 2011
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Consultation On Mandatory Emissions Reporting For UK Companies
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs launched a consultation on greenhouse gas emissions reporting to meet the Government's obligation under the Climate Change Act 2008.
UK
6 Jun 2011
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Measured Duty of Care
Liability in tort can arise not just for the causer of a private nuisance but also for the landowner that fails to act in a way that satisfies its "measured duty of care.
UK
20 Dec 2010
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Compulsory Financial Security for Environmental Liabilities
The late implementation of the Environmental Liability Directive has not prevented the European Commission from issuing a progress report.
UK
20 Dec 2010
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European Court of Justice Considers the ELD
On 9 March 2010, in Raffinerie Mediterranee (ERG) SpA v Ministero dello Sviluppo economico, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") gave its first judgments on the Environmental Liability Directive ("ELD").
UK
20 Dec 2010
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CCS: What's in Store?
Carbon Capture and Storage could develop to become the leading technology in the fight against climate change. The introduction of a licensing regime could lead to opportunities for many companies, including insurers.
UK
20 Dec 2010
8
Litigation Costs and the Aarhus Convention
The cost associated with UK environmental litigation is a hot topic at the moment. A recent case has added to the debate.
UK
13 Dec 2010
9
Landmark Contaminated Land Case Finally Ends after Judicial Review
An important contaminated land appeal finally came to a conclusion in February 2010.
UK
13 Dec 2010
10
Is it Waste?
There has been yet another decision on the question of what constitutes "waste".
UK
13 Dec 2010
11
Pollution Risk? A Likely Story!
A recent judgment looks at the meaning of "likely" in the context of environmental pollution.
UK
13 Dec 2010
12
Supreme Court Decides on Sewer Connection
In Barratt Homes Ltd v Dwr Cymru Cyfyngedig (Welsh Water), the connection of a large new housing development to the public sewer in circumstances where the public sewer lacked the necessary capacity was considered by the Supreme Court.
UK
13 Dec 2010
13
Can Voluntary Compensation Reduce Criminal Fines?
The Court of Appeal has recently looked at principles of sentencing for environmental crimes in circumstances where the defendant has already made significant pledges of compensation.
UK
13 Dec 2010
14
Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill:Likely Impact On UK Regulation And Contractual Arrangements
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill resulted in a temporary moratorium on deepwater drilling and implementation of new regulation in the USA. Consequential organic changes to UK regulations are unlikely but more importance on the interpretation of existing regulations through continued and improved technical guidance is evident combined with greater enforcement of existing regulations.
UK
20 Oct 2010
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Local Authorities – Renewable Energy Generation
The UK's commitment to achieving a 20 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 may be raised to 30 per cent (driven in part by reduced energy consumption from the recession).
UK
17 Aug 2010
16
UK Renewable Heat – Funding in "FITs" and Starts
The Department of Energy and Climate Change’s recent consultation on the proposed Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI) said that: "A decision on how the RHI will be funded will be made at Budget 2010.
UK
6 Jul 2010
17
EU Emissions Trading Scheme - The Legal Challenge
On 27 May 2010, the High Court in London agreed to refer to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) a legal challenge on the lawfulness of the extension of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme ("EU ETS") to aviation.
UK
6 Jul 2010
18
Carbon Reduction Stick v Renewable Generation Carrot – Opportunities
"By running our business responsibly and efficiently we reduce C02 emissions and costs - making progress on the environment and helping our customers save money" - Sir Terry Leahy (CEO, Tesco plc).
UK
28 May 2010
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Coalition Energy Policy - Possible Contradiction but Brimming with Opportunity
Liberal Democrat Chris Huhne is appointed Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in the new coalition government, ahead of the energy-experienced Conservative shadow energy minister, Charles Hendry.
UK
14 May 2010
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Energy Round-Up: UK Election Result, May 2010
Once the insecurity of uncertainty from a hung parliament abates, so the energy investment community will get back to the business of assessing the consistency of UK energy policy.
UK
7 May 2010
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