LexisPSL Environment News Podcast – October 2018

23 Oct 2018 | 2 min read

Environmental permit breaches for Healthcare Environmental Services Limited concerning the treatment of clinical waste, classifying, labelling and packaging of chemicals , seeking guidance from Committee on Climate Change on how to move to zero emissions of greenhouse gases.

Welcome to our environmental law news podcast produced in partnership with Christopher Badger and Mark Davies, Barristers, 6 Pump Court.

In this podcast, we consider some of the key legal developments in environmental law during October 2018, including:

  • Environmental permit breaches for Healthcare Environmental Services Limited concerning the treatment of clinical waste
  • Classifying, labelling and packaging of chemicals post Brexit
  • Government seeking guidance from on Climate Change on how to move to zero emissions of greenhouse gases

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Environmental permit breaches for Healthcare Environmental Services Limited concerning the treatment of clinical waste – listen from 0.45 seconds

Recent press reports named, Healthcare Environmental Services Limited, as having significantly and repeatedly breached its environmental permits by storing hundreds of tonnes of clinical waste at its sites.

Christopher and Mark take us through this story and also uncover an angle not highlighted by the press, concerning Healthcare Environmental Services Limited and separate court action.

 

Classifying, labelling and packaging of chemicals post Brexit – listen from 5.29 mins

Mark and Christopher discuss one of the latest no-deal Brexit guidance notes on classifying, labelling and packaging of chemicals, revealing how little substance many of these notes contain.

 

Government seeking guidance from on Climate Change on how to move to zero emissions of greenhouse gases – listen from 8.21 mins

In the final item of the podcast, we hear about the government’s response to the recent IPCC report on global warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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