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The Court of Appeal has dismissed a claim brought by two Nigerian community groups against Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) for environmental damage caused by one of its subsidiaries. 21 Feb 2018
The Environment Agency (EA) must compensate a fisherman for the "severe and disproportionate" effect of conditions imposed on his fishing license limiting the number of fish he can catch in one year, the UK Supreme Court has ruled. 16 Feb 2018
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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ANALYSIS: The removal of the reference to 'promptness' from the judicial review rules in Northern Ireland may seem subtle, but the change will have a real impact on decision-making in boardrooms across the region. 18 Jan 2018
Wiltshire Council has granted retrospective planning permission to a 22 hectare solar farm which, once complete, will "make a significant and highly valued contribution towards Wiltshire's renewable energy targets". 12 Jan 2018
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