Mondaq Europe: Environment
Allen & Overy
The United Kingdom's referendum vote to leave the European Union on 23 June 2016 has raised questions about the future direction of environmental and climate change policies in the UK.
Latham & Watkins
On 15 February 2017, the European Commission sent final warnings (a Reasoned Opinion) to France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom for failing to comply with the air pollution limits for nitrogen dioxide.
Jones Day
In France, the legislature never specifically classified emission allowances as financial instruments.
Jones Day
On September 2, 2016, France announced that it would be the first country to issue national "green bonds" starting in 2017.
Dentons
On 1 July 2016, the Law On Amendments and Additions to Some Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the transition of the Republic of Kazakhstan to a "green economy" came into force.
GANADO Advocates
What is the basis of environmental policy in your jurisdiction and which agencies/bodies administer and enforce environmental law?
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
This bill is also known as the Climate Act. Its objectives are to reduce current levels of greenhouse gas emissions (as compared with 1990) by at least 55% by 2030 and by at least 95% by 2050.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The new Environment and Planning Act (Omgevingswet) is another legislative project that will still be under development throughout 2017. This law provides for a whole new system of environmental law.
PLMJ
No passado dia 3 de março, foi publicada em Diário da República a Lei n.º 8/2017 que vem estabelecer um novo estatuto jurídico para os animais.
Bar & Karrer
According to article 73 of the Federal Constitution ("BV"), the Confederation and the Cantons shall endeavour to achieve a balanced and sustainable relationship between nature and its capacity to renew itself and the demands placed on it by the population.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey has updated the regulatory regime for waste management.
Ersoybilgehan
The field work which constitutes the foundation of the Convention has been carried out and the Turkish ship recycling facilities have been examined by international organisations.
Ersoybilgehan
The tariff below contains the updated rates for the year 2017 and will enter into force on 1 January 2017.
Aksac Law Office
On 08.06.2016, the Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning of Turkey (the "Ministry") has published a Communiqué determining the procedures and principles for the projects...
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkish environmental regulations now classify premises for biodegradable waste management and mineral waste removal as holding a "high" pollution danger level.
Davidson Chalmers LLP
In this edition of Talking Dirty I am looking at the regulation landscape – from environmental permitting to enforcement – affecting operators in sectors such as waste management.
Davidson Chalmers LLP
Towards the end of last year I was delighted to achieve full membership of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM).
Latham & Watkins
New Zealand's Parliament has just passed a bill to enable the Whanganui River to be recognised as a legal person.
Dentons
Thames Water has received a record £20.3 million fine for water pollution.
Deloitte
This week the House of Commons launched a ‘super inquiry‘ into the growing concern around air pollution in Britain.
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Bar & Karrer
According to article 73 of the Federal Constitution ("BV"), the Confederation and the Cantons shall endeavour to achieve a balanced and sustainable relationship between nature and its capacity to renew itself and the demands placed on it by the population.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
At least once per year, operators and owners must test their readiness to deal with major incidents, in close cooperation with the Cyprus authorities.
BASEAK
In 2016, three domestic producers lodged a complaint to the Ministry of Economy concerning the imports of photovoltaic (solar) panels and modules ("solar panels") originating in the People's Republic of China ("China").
Deloitte
This week the House of Commons launched a ‘super inquiry‘ into the growing concern around air pollution in Britain.
ICSA
When in March 2016 the Honduran activist Berta Cáceres was shot dead, after protesting against the Agua Zarca hydroelectric project, news of her death spread around the world in hours, prompting investors to suspend their support for the proposed dam.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Last week the top EU climate official, Jos Delbeke, issued a challenge to the International Maritime Organization to adopt an ambitious target for reduction of emissions as part of the IMO's planned 2018 strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships.
Dentons
Thames Water has received a record £20.3 million fine for water pollution.
GANADO Advocates
What is the basis of environmental policy in your jurisdiction and which agencies/bodies administer and enforce environmental law?
Allen Overy
The United Kingdom's referendum vote to leave the European Union on 23 June 2016 has raised questions about the future direction of environmental and climate change policies in the UK.
Allen & Overy
The United Kingdom's referendum vote to leave the European Union on 23 June 2016 has raised questions about the future direction of environmental and climate change policies in the UK.
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