The Government has published a partial draft for the 2019 Environment Bill outlining the of the UK’s new post-Brexit watchdog for green standards. The regulator will replace the power currently held by the European Commission to hold governments account for not fulfilling their commitments. The document confirms that the watchdog will be called the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) and will work alongside the Environment Agency and Natural England to uphold existing standards once Brexit is complete. The OEP will...

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