The Queen’s speech made reference to air quality, climate change targets for 2050, a ban on the export of some plastics waste outside of the OECD and the new regulator.
The Environment Bill is one of 22 submissions to be repeated in this Parliament. The Bill has eight sections:
Part 1 Environmental governance
Chapter 1 Improving the natural environment
Chapter 2 The Office for Environmental Protection
Chapter 3 Interpretation of Part 1
Part 2 Environmental governance: Northern Ireland
Part 3 Waste and resource efficiency
Part 4 Air quality and environmental recall
Part 5 Water
Part 6 Nature and biodiversity
Part 7 Conservation covenants
Part 8 Miscellaneous and general provisions Regulation of chemicals REACH Happy reading!