April 2012
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Apr2012, Issue 447, p35
This section offers news briefs related to environmental protection in Great Britain. A consultation was opened by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) on guidance covering minerals and timber processes regulated by English and Welsh councils. An update to guidance on environmental regulation for English and Welsh councils has been made after revisions to the Environmental Permitting Regulations. DEFRA decided to delay its decision on carbon reporting.


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