We are pleased to share with you the latest edition of "frESH Law Horizons – Key Developments in UK & EU Environment, Safety and Health Law, Procedure and Policy". In our January edition, we summarise 32 developments in the environmental, safety and health sector. Some of the top stories this month include:

  • A consultation was launched on amended FSA technical guidance for allergen labelling for foods prepacked for direct sale
  • TV cameras are set to broadcast sentencing remarks from the Crown Court
  • A building safety regulator is to be established as part of the HSE
  • A successful appeal was made against landfill tax on "fluff"
  • EA published the latest civil sanctions accepted in respect of environmental breaches
  • Brothers receive jail sentences for waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) fraud
  • A company was fined £200,000 over a major fire at its waste facility
  • The government publishes a House of Commons Library Briefing Paper on plastic waste in the UK
  • Landmark Dutch legal ruling on climate change
  • The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to prepare a list of chemicals safe for use in contact with drinking water
  • ECHA adds four new substances to the REACH candidate list
  • Environmental developments to expect in the UK in 2020

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