Defra  ‘The Government response to the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) consultation on proposals for the UK monitoring programmes has now been published. You can find it at: www.gov.uk/government/consultations/marine-strategy-framework-directive-measuring-progress-in-uk. The UK Marine Strategy Part Two has also been published at: www.gov.uk/government/publications/marine-strategy-part-two-uk-marine-monitoring-programmes. This provides a description of the UK’s MSFD marine monitoring programmes. The Directive requires […]

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Defra ‘Following Defra’s consultation in May 2014, I am writing to alert you to the publication of the following documents: River Basin Planning Guidance – July 2014 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/river-basin-planning-guidance This is a statutory Ministerial guidance to the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales coming into effect on 31st July 2014. Draft River Basin Planning Guidance – […]

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Environment Audit Committee:   ‘The Report on Growing a circular economy: Ending the throwaway society will be published as the Environmental Audit Committee’s Third Report of Session 2014–15, HC 214, at 6.00 pm on Thursday 24 July 2014. Inquiry: Growing a circular economy’   Circular Economy Task Force    Developing policy solutions for a circular economy   […]

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UK Flood News is a highly effective monthly update on both national and local scale flood related issues to sign on click here contact phil@business-synergies.co.uk A new chairman has been appointed to lead the Environment Agency.   https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-chairman-of-the-environment-agency-announced Philip Dilley, the former chairman of London-based professional services firm Arup Group, will take up the post […]

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