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Local authorities in England would be required to consult publicly before felling 'street trees' under plans put forward by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). 14 Jan 2019
Businesses and manufacturers will be held more responsible for the costs of recycling packaging and products in England under plans put forward by the government. 19 Dec 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...
This guide was last updated in March 2012.
100% capital allowances can be obtained until 2020 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...
Householders in England and Wales who fail to ensure that their waste is properly disposed of could face fines of up to £400 if their waste is found to have been fly-tipped. 29 Nov 2018
ANALYSIS: Pension scheme trustees who do not take account of investment risks related to climate change risk being in breach of their fiduciary duties. 23 Nov 2018
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