Environment calendar - March 2006

United Kingdom

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

It will provide a useful tool for environment managers tracking new legislation for the purpose of implementing an environment management system such as ISO 14001 or EMUS.

It will also be helpful for those in environment technologies industries seeking new opportunities by highlighting upcoming legislation.

Key developments this month include:

  • European Commission proposal for a Framework Directive on Soil Protection expected during March
  • On 10th March, the Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill will begin its Report Stage in Parliament
  • DEFRA's consultation on the Environmental Liability Directive delayed until later this year