Brexit

No-deal Brexit could lead to “putrefying stockpiles” of waste, according to leaked emails from government officials. Originally reported by The Guardian, the Environment Agency emails revealed growing concerns of pollution due to export and import licences for waste becoming invalid in the event of No Deal. Stockpiled waste runs the risk of odours and extra leachates which

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Some waste sites may be allowed to temporarily exceed their permitted storage tonnages in the event that movements of material are disrupted by a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has said. This was among the details set out by Mr Gove outlining the planning that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

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