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Carbon neutrality - air quality

13 May 2021

This online event took place on 11 May 2021 and is now available on-demand. The content in this recording was correct as of the original webinar date.

Air quality is a major issue in the UK. In March this year the UK was found guilty by the European Court of Justice of ‘systematically and persistently’ breaching air pollution limits and recent events, such as a coroner finding that a child died of air pollution exposure, emphasise the need for the government to take action. The Environment Bill promises what the government calls a ‘more tailored approach’ to air quality, although precisely what measures will be implemented and when (the Bill has been delayed multiple times) is far from certain.

This on-demand video discussed the current statutory framework for the regulation of air quality and how this is likely to evolve.

Presenters for this webinar were be Ben Standing and Laura Hughes, partners in Browne Jacobson’s environment team.

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Our speakers

Ben Standing

Ben Standing

Partner

Ben Standing specialises in public, planning and environmental law for public and corporate sector bodies. Experienced in judicial review, planning, public sector pensions and contaminated land.

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Laura Hughes

Laura Hughes

Partner and Head of IPR

Laura Hughes specialises in planning and environmental law for public and corporate sector bodies; experienced in judicial reviews, planning, land use and right of way matters.

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