Measures for felling street trees in England
The government has published proposals to require local authorities in England to consult on plans for tree felling. The consultation presents four measures to help increase transparency and accountability in the process of feeling trees and proposes giving the Forestry Commission more powers to protect wooded areas. The deadline for responding to the consultation is 28 February 2019. For more details, click Read More
Questions over environmental protection post Brexit
A leading environmental think tank has criticised the government's Draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill 2018 for not living up to current protections afforded by the EU. The Gr...