Environment calendar - monthly update - May 2005

United Kingdom

Attached is a link to our updated environment calendar.

The calendar covers key dates for proposed and existing legislation and policy relating to major environment issues in the EU and England.

The calendar sets out the next major stage for proposed legislation and the enforcement dates for current legislation, as well as closing dates for major consultation papers relating to the EU and England.

In particular, it will provide a useful tool for environment managers tracking new legislation for the purpose of implementing of administering an environment management system such as ISO 14001or EMAS. It will also be helpful for those in environment technologies industries seeking new opportunities by highlighting coming legislation.

Key developments this month

  • From 1 May the End-of-Life Vehicles (Producer Responsibility) Regulations 2005 have required producers to declare responsibility for their vehicles.
  • EU consultation on the sustainable use of pesticides in Europe closes on 12 May.
  • Consultation in England on proposals for the implementation of Directive 2002/49/EC relating to the assessment and management of environmental noise closes on 16 May.

The calendar is updated monthly and a reminder sent out each month with a link to the updated calendar.