31 Jan '17, 12pm

Reports: EU considering imposing environmental standards on UK post-Brexit

Reports: EU considering imposing environmental standards on UK post-Brexit

The European Parliament is considering forcing the UK to abide by key environmental regulations set down by the trading bloc under any Brexit deal, according to a leaked report seen by the Guardian . The paper - which was drafted by MEPs - suggests the European Parliament would vote down any Brexit deal that would allow Britain to weaken its commitments to cutting pollution or protecting wildlife after it leaves the union, arguing such a deal would threaten the wider European environment. Related articles Reports: EU considering imposing environmental standards on UK post-Brexit Manufacturers lead calls for UK retention of EU environmental legislation Deploy Environmental Protection Act to ringfence green standards post Brexit, urge MPs Brexit means Brexit: But what does it mean for environmental industries? Under the MEPs' proposals, Britain could still be subject to a pa...

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