19 Mar '12, 9am

UK to slash environmental regulations on asbestos, wildlife protection, noise & invasive species

Scores of environmental regulations are to be slashed under government plans to be announced later today, the Guardian has learned. The rules affected include controls on asbestos, invasive species and industrial air pollution; protection for wildlife and common lands; as well as restrictions on noise nuisance and deadly animal traps. FURTHER READING Blue Chips to Osborne: “Environmental policies do not have to be a burden on business” MEPs urge EU to raise their game on carbon cutting Ministers are expected to say the cutting of red tape will save businesses £1bn, but the move has shocked campaigners, who argue that the government's search for economic growth is mistakenly targeting the environment. The impending announcement follows intense pressure from David Cameron and George Osborne to remove what the chancellor has called the "ridiculous costs" of "endless social an...

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