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Campaigners Warn of Loopholes in Laws to Curb Antibiotics on UK Farms After ‘Biased’ Industry Consultation

DeSmogBlog

Proposed laws to curb antibiotic use on UK farms drafted after closed-door meetings with industry contain loopholes that could undermine the fight against deadly drug resistant bacteria, campaigners have warned. Nevertheless, UK farmers use significantly more than some Nordic peers.

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COP26 Hires Law Firm That Defended Fossil Fuel Giants Over Environmental Disasters

DeSmogBlog

The UK government has appointed a law firm with a history of defending fossil fuel companies over environmental disasters to provide legal services for the upcoming COP26 climate summit. While DLA Piper highlights its environmental credentials in the announcement, the international law firm — whose global revenue last year was over £1.5

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Virginia GOP targets clean energy law, but options for rollback are limited

Renewable Energy World

Those and other provisions in Virginia’s sweeping Clean Economy Act now face political uncertainty, though policy experts predict that much of the 2020 law will be able to withstand a partisan challenge thanks to Democrats’ narrow control of the state Senate. The result of the two laws has been a flood of renewable energy projects.

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New York redefines the future of community solar

Solar Power World

A lot has shifted since New York signed one of the most promising and progressive energy laws in 2014, including the state’s renewable… The post New York redefines the future of community solar appeared first on Solar Power World.

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How a forced-labor prevention act may affect U.S. solar panel imports

Solar Power World

From 2014 to 2019 generation nearly tripled, and, thanks to falling costs and the new Biden administration’s green agenda, investments are expected to surge in the year ahead. However, a new law is making its way… The post How a forced-labor prevention act may affect U.S.

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Multiple California Climate Cases Against Big Oil Are Merging into One Super Suit

DeSmogBlog

Bonta’s office is expected to lead the litigation going forward, with assistance from outside counsel including San Francisco-based plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, but the attorney general’s office could not confirm by publishing time. Office of the California Attorney General in Sacramento, California.

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Environmental charity calls on public to help in war on water pennywort

Envirotec Magazine

It has been banned from sale since 2014 in the UK and it is now against the law to cause floating pennywort to grow in the wild. Floating pennywort (Hydocotyle ranunculoides) is a menace for river users – stopping angling, water sports and river and canal navigation and often clogging up boat propellers.

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