UK withdrawal bill 'rips the heart out of environmental law', say campaigners

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New bill omits key 'precautionary' principle requiring developers and industry to prove actions will not harm wildlife or habitats as well as 'polluter pays' protections

The cornerstones of wildlife and habitat protection have been quietly left out of the withdrawal bill ripping the heart out of environmental law, campaigners say. A key principle under EU law which...

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