consultations

13th October 2016

DEFRA consultation on draft Clean Air Zone Framework,

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is consulting on the draft Clean Air Zone Framework, which sets out how Clean Air Zones should be implemented, and on the draft regulation mandating the implementation of Clean Air Zones in Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham, Derby and Southampton along with the associated impact assessment. Consultation closes 9th December. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/implementation-of-clean-air-zones-in-england

10th October 2016

DEFRA consultation on updating of the marketing of fruit plant and propagating material regulations

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is consulting on the updating of the marketing of fruit plant and propagating material regulations. Consultation closes 25th November. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/updating-the-marketing-of-fruit-plant-and-propagating-material-regulations . DEFRA plan to introduce a statutory certification scheme for fruit propagating material by adapting the existing voluntary scheme.

7th October 2016

EU evaluation of Aerosols Directive

The European Commission is carrying out a public consultation on the evaluation of the Aerosol Dispersers Directive (75/324/EEC). http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/newsroom/cf/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=8941 Consultation closes on 15th January 2017.