How Brexit is already watering down environmental protections

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Green Alliance's Libby Peake and Ruth Chambers reveal how the sweeping use of statutory instruments to prepare for Brexit has already opened the door for a weakening of environmental standards

Hidden amongst the dramatic politics of Brexit, a little noticed but nonetheless highly significant process has been unfolding: the transfer of 12,000 pieces of EU law into our domestic statute book. This...

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