UK Commons Committee Natural Environment

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UK Commons Committee EU Environmental

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EU Paper Emissions Trading

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Drug Precursors UK No Deal Notes

Purpose If the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without a deal, find out how this would affect you if you are handling and trading in drug precursor chemicals. Drug precursors are chemicals that can be used in the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs. They also have legitimate commercial uses and are legally used […]

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Industrial Emissions UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice sets out how the Industrial Emissions Best Available Technique (BAT) regime would be affected if the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without a deal. The UK government is developing systems and processes that would make the transition as straightforward as possible. Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) There is a large body […]

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Ozone Deleting Gases Guidance

Guidance Using and trading fluorinated gas and ozone-depleting substances: rules and processes if the UK leaves the EU with no deal Updated 11 February 2019 Contents UK regulation of F gas and ODS from 30 March 2019 New quota systems for F gas (hydrofluorocarbons – HFCs) and ODS HFC quota system Transferring and authorising quota […]

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Climate Change Guidance

Guidance Meeting climate change requirements if there’s no Brexit deal Updated 28 February 2019 Contents Purpose Climate change regulations and mechanisms Energy-using products: ecodesign and energy labelling Delivering the deal negotiated with the EU remains the government’s top priority. This has not changed. However, the government must prepare for every eventuality, including a no deal […]

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Endangered Species

Moving endangered species between the UK and the EU Updated 21 December 2018 Contents How processes will change Actions you can take now Global trade and movement of endangered animals or plants, or their products (for example skin, fur, teeth, shell, feathers, blood or seeds) is controlled under the Convention in International Trade in Endangered […]

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Trading Ozone Depleting Substances

If the UK leaves the EU without any deal on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020), the government will maintain the same high standards in regulating fluorinated gases (F-gases) and ozone depleting substances (ODS), which are used as refrigerants, feedstocks for the manufacture of other chemicals, in medical inhalers, fire extinguishers and in a range of other applications. […]

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Shipping Waste

International shipments of waste are currently controlled through a process of prior written consent, allowing countries exporting hazardous waste to verify that destination countries are content to accept shipments and the waste can be managed in an environmentally sound manner at its final destination. EU regulation controls the movement of waste into, within and from […]

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UK Lords Note Environmental

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The Environment UK Parliament

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Chemicals Regulation UK Parliament

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Air Quality UK Parliament

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EU Withdrawal Note Eco Management & Audit

Brussels, 7 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS RULES IN THE FIELD OF THE COMMUNITY ECO-MANAGEMENT AND AUDIT SCHEME (EMAS) The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 […]

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EU Withdrawal Note Illegal Logging

Brussels, 21 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS RULES IN THE FIELD OF FIGHT AGAINST ILLEGAL LOGGING AND ASSOCIATED TRADE The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 […]

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EU Withdrawal Note Protected Species

Brussels, 7 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS TRADE IN PROTECTED SPECIES OF WILD FAUNA AND FLORA The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, […]

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EU Withdrawal Note Waste Law

EUROPEAN COMMISSIONDIRECTORATE-GENERAL ENVIRONMENT Brussels, 8 November 2018 (REV1 – replaces the notice to stakeholders published on 8 February 2018) NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU WASTE LAW The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty […]

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EU Withdrawal Note Ecolabel

NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS RULES FOR THE USE OF THE EU ECOLABEL The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary and secondary […]

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Climate Change Obligations 2021 UK Guidance

Meeting climate change requirements from 1 January 2021 Transition updates July 2020 On 7 July 2020, the European Commission published a notice to stakeholders advising on technical issues in relation to the end of the transition period. Stakeholders are advised to review the notice to see how it will affect them. We have updated this guidance note […]

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Climate Change Regulation 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Meeting climate change requirements from 1 January 2021 Updated 28 April 2020 The UK has left the EU This page tells you what you’ll need to do from 1 January 2021. It’ll be updated if anything changes. You can read about the transition period. Contents Transition updates Summary of actions Climate change regulations and mechanisms […]

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Radioactive Waste 2021 UK Guidance

Radioactive waste, spent fuel or sources European and UK regulations govern how you can move radioactive waste or spent nuclear fuel into or out of the country. Published 13 March 2014 Last updated 28 February 2020 — see all updates From: Environment Agency Contents How to ship radioactive waste or spent nuclear fuel Authorisation assessment and […]

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Flourinated Gases 2021 UK Guidance

Fluorinated gases and ozone-depleting substances: how to do business from 1 January 2021 How to comply with fluorinated gas (F gas) and ozone-depleting substances (ODS) regulations from 1 January 2021. Published 6 February 2020 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Environment Agency The UK has left the EU This page tells you what you’ll […]

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UK Greenhouse Gases Adaptations

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM TO THE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME (AMENDMENT) (EU EXIT) (NO.2) REGULATIONS 2019 2019 No. XXXX 1. Introduction 1.1 This explanatory memorandum has been prepared by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and is laid before Parliament by Act. 1.2 This explanatory memorandum contains information for the Sifting Committees. 2. Purpose […]

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