The Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) is just the latest body to argue the UK is starting to fall behind its European neighbours in the adoption of environmental policies and regulations
Office for Environmental Protection issues damning verdict on the state of the environment in England, as it slams the lack of policy progress and action from government to reverse nature's decline
Office of Environmental Protection identifies 'possible failures to comply with environmental law in relation to regulatory oversight of untreated sewage discharges'
Environment Secretary insists 'no loss of environmental outcomes' from ditching water pollution requirements for housebuilders, but OEP maintains proposals amount to 'clear regression'
Government responds to criticism from the Office of Environmental Protection over failure to complete post-implementation reviews of green laws
But green groups and government watchdog the OEP warn environmental protections still under threat under government’s controversial Retained EU Law Bill
National Audit Office becomes latest body to warn of risks to natural environment due to lack of effective oversight for green regulations in England
Office for Environmental Protection warns Defra, BEIS, and other departments have not been completing legal-required reviews to assess effectiveness of green laws
Office for Environmental Protection delivers damning verdict on a litany of government failings, as it demands urgent action to halt the decline of England's natural world