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The UK government failed to properly assess the potential effects of its revised planning policy framework on the environment according to campaigners, who have begun a legal challenge to the policy. 10 Sep 2018
ANALYSIS: Smart meters will play a central role in helping businesses and consumers save and make money, reduce their emissions and benefit from innovative new products and services, so more must be done to advocate and incentivise their use. 24 Aug 2018
Environmental protection has been defined as a state objective ( Staatsziel ) in the German Constitution ( Grundgesetz ) since 1994. It provides that legislature, government and all public bodies shall strive to safeguard the environment and natural resources...
MEES are intended to ensure that all let properties in England and Wales are brought up to an E rating on an energy performance certificate. Any let property at a F or G EPC rating will be deemed substandard.
The 2011 Energy Act required the government to set minimum energy performance standards for both domestic and non-domestic privately rented property.
Commercial and domestic property landlords of multi-let properties where heating, cooling or hot water is supplied to tenants through a district or communal heating network are now legally obliged to provide detailed information about those networks to a central...
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100% capital allowances can be obtained for expenditure on energy saving or environmentally beneficial technology. This enables businesses to write off the whole capital cost against their profits in the year in which the expenditure is incurred and therefore...
A new civil penalty regime for environmental law breaches by offshore oil and gas companies will come into force on 1 October 2018. 17 Aug 2018
Plans to require electric vehicle charging points to be installed in new homes in England have been outlined by the UK government. 10 Jul 2018
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