Donald Trump to speed up infrastructure project approval with rule rollback

The National Environmental Policy Act currently requires federal agencies to assess the environmental impact of projects such as the construction of mines, motorways, water pipes and gas lines

UK Government proposes changes to energy legislation following Brexit

Energy Minister Claire Perry announced plans to transfer energy-related functions from the EU to the UK

New UK road laws expected to enable autonomous driving and cut emissions

They will allow British drivers to use technology like remote control parking and motorway assist from next month

UK must retain EU’s green laws in Brexit negotiations, urge MPs

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has called on the UK government to maintain the existing level of environmental protection currently guaranteed by EU law. It has written an open letter to David Davis, the new Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union and Therese Coffey MP, Defra Minister, asking for reassurance concerning the future of […]

UK firm fined £18k for illegal waste storage

A Hertfordshire company has been fined £18,000 after pleading guilty to illegally storing waste. Eastside 2000 Limited (E2L) was ordered to pay £7,732.75 in costs as well as a £120 victim surcharge by the Hereford Magistrates’ Court. The offence took place at a site off Fordshill Road in Hereford. The charges were brought by the Environment […]