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CIWEM: Post-Brexit protection: anticipating the Environment Bill

Brexit day is, potentially, fast approaching and despite the years of preparation leading up to the UK’s departure from the European Union, plenty of risks remain with many having increased.

Greener UK recently updated its’ Brexit risk tracker to reflect the risk of regulatory deterioration as high across all eight monitored policy areas. A change brought about by a combination of factors, from the PM’s suggestion that the UK may diverge from EU standards post-Brexit, to delays to key Bills and the enduring possibility of a no-deal exit.

Overall, and in the face of a climate and ecological emergency, the current picture of our post-Brexit reality looks set to be a bleak one of low taxes and low regulation where the economic system takes precedent over the ecosystem.

The full news story can be viewed via the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) website


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