Day: 13 February 2008
Environmental Case Law Summary, February 2008
Once again Edie News and Semple Fraser team up to bring readers the latest on legal cases which impact on environmental industries in the UK and Europe. This month Ireland is in trouble again, this time for failing to protect groundwater. A Scottish case highlights the importance of intellectual property rights and protests against a planned wind farm in Scotland are dismissed by the courts.
Edie Environmental Legislation Summary February 2008
Recent changes to legislation which will impact on the environmental sector in the UK, Europe and internationally come under the spotlight in this Semple Fraser and Edie News monthly round-up of new law and policy. This month sees rules which force all but the smallest energy suppliers to make obligatory carbon emissions reductions, new restrictions on hazardous materials used in the manufacture of electronics and clarification of regulations covering the export of waste.
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