16th February 2017

BEIS consultation on environmental impact assessments

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is consulting on proposals for implementing amendments to the European Union Directive on environmental impact assessment as the Directive applies to the Electricity Works Regulations and to the Offshore Production and Pipe-lines Regulations. Consultations close 16th March. .

16th February 2017

MCA consultation on prevention of marine pollution

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is consulting on proposals for implementing the revised Annex II of MARPOL through the proposed Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution from Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) Regulations 2017. Consultation closes 14th April.

13th February 2017

EU consultation on waste markets

The European Commission is consulting on the functioning of waste markets in the European Union. The goal of this consultation is to obtain a better understanding of the nature and the extent of regulatory failures causing undue distortions to EU waste markets for recycling and recovery. Consultation closes 4th September.