Proposals for a new European environmental liability directive have been met with howls of derision from both environmentalists and industry chiefs, but what differences will the directive make? John Bowman and Elizabeth Hattan investigate
With industry still coming to terms with the additional environmental requirements placed on it by the contaminated land and integrated pollution prevention and control regimes, a proposal for a new and controversial liability regime has recently been published by the European Commission.
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