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UKELA Report published today on developing environmental law in Wales after Brexit
Oct 18, 2017
The United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA) has today published its report Wales, Brexit and Environmental Law. The report highlights the challenges that will need to be faced in developing environmental law in Wales after Brexit. It emphasises the importance of maintaining common frameworks for action on environmental protection across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. This should be done in a way that involves all four nations, and leaves room for Wales to tailor its approach to meeting or even exceeding common standards. Recent innovative approaches, such as legal reforms for the well-being of future generations can provide strategic direction and stability for the future development of Welsh environmental law... read more
Report Published on Brexit and International Environmental Law
Sep 11, 2017
Report highlights the extent of uncertainty surrounding which international environmental treaties and conventions the UK will remain bound by after Brexit, and possible issues with the implementation with those that will remain in force... read more
UKELA Report Published on Brexit, Henry VIII Clauses and Environmental Law
Sep 05, 2017
A UKELA report published today, aims to clarify how the powers given to ministers in the Withdrawal Bill will be used to amend ‘deficiencies’ in environmental laws after Brexit. .. read more
UKELA Report Published on Enforcement of Environmental Law after Brexit
Jul 18, 2017
A UKELA report published today highlights the danger of undermining environmental law after Brexit if enforcement and accountability gaps are not properly addressed

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UKELA Report Published Outlining the Environmental Implications of Leaving Euratom
Jul 14, 2017
UKELA report published outlining the implications of leaving Euratom for questions of safety, the protection of human health and the environment.. read more
Environmental law will pose immense challenges in run up to Brexit
Jun 28, 2017
The full complexity of rolling-over environmental law after withdrawal from the European Union was highlighted at a press conference given by UKELA and E3G today in London... read more
ABA & UKELA Talk Trump and Climate Change
Jun 05, 2017
Seth Davis of the American Bar Association will update delegates at UKELA’s Annual Conference on the latest US environmental law developments, including the Trump Administration’s position on climate change... read more
Response by UK Environmental Law Association to EAC Report on ‘The Future of Chemicals Regulation after the EU Referendum’
Apr 29, 2017
The UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) welcomes the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee report on ‘The Future of Chemicals Regulation after the EU Referendum’ which has been published today. The key findings of the report reflect many of the points in UKELA’s written submissions to the Committee on January 20171... read more
UKELA Connects with the Canadian Bar Association
Apr 11, 2017
UKELA is delighted to strengthen its links with the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) through the CBA’s forthcoming summit in Montreal on 27 to 28 April... read more
Brexit Must Not Jeopardise Environmental Law
Mar 30, 2017
The UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) took a neutral stance on the EU Referendum but believes that it is imperative that the UK’s current environmental legislation is preserved pending proper review, full and open consultation on options for change and the involvement of Parliament as far as possible. This is critically important in order to ensure ongoing compliance with international law, regulatory stability and continued protection of the environment... read more

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