UK environment laws under threat in ‘deregulatory free-for-all’

Campaigners say revoking of post-Brexit protections amounts to ‘legislative vandalism’

Hundreds of Britain’s environmental laws covering water quality, sewage pollution, clean air, habitat protections and the use of pesticides are lined up for removal from UK law under a government bill.

Environmentalists accused Liz Truss’s government of reneging on a commitment made after Brexit to halt the decline of nature by 2030. They say the revoking of 570 environmental laws that were rolled over from EU law after Brexit amounts to a deregulatory free-for-all leaving the environment unprotected.

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RT @GreenerUK_: Amidst the volley of measures announced over the past 72 hours, the govt's aim to scrap the majority of EU derived laws (c2…

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RT @WWTworldwide: "Legislative vandalism" "A deregulatory free-for-all" "An attack on nature" These are just some of the responses to the…

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RT @_BCT_: The government's 25 year plan (https://t.co/SyzWHVq3hl) promised to “keep our pledge to hand over our planet to the next generat…

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RT @_BCT_: The government's 25 year plan (https://t.co/SyzWHVq3hl) promised to “keep our pledge to hand over our planet to the next generat…

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RT @_BCT_: The government's 25 year plan (https://t.co/SyzWHVq3hl) promised to “keep our pledge to hand over our planet to the next generat…

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RT @edwinhayward: "Hundreds of Britain’s environmental laws covering water quality, sewage pollution, clean air, habitat protections and th…

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RT @_BCT_: The government's 25 year plan (https://t.co/SyzWHVq3hl) promised to “keep our pledge to hand over our planet to the next generat…

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RT @_BCT_: The government's 25 year plan (https://t.co/SyzWHVq3hl) promised to “keep our pledge to hand over our planet to the next generat…

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