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Guy Linley-Adams has been advising Client Earth on environmental and discharge monitoring under water law in all four nations of the UK.  The work has focused on the problems the existing permitting system, spot sampling and the lack of rigorous enforcement and inspection regimes.  

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For Salmon and Trout Conservation Scotland, following the two Scottish Parliamentary enquiries of 2018, which flowed directly from S&TCS’ Petition to the Scottish Parliament, Guy continues to lobby for the stricter regulation of the salmon farming industry, in line with the recommendations of the ECCLR and REC Committee reports, that…

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In 2020, Guy continues to advise WWF UK and Greener UK on potential amendments to the Agriculture Bill, which will establish the post-Common Agricultural Policy arrangements for agri-environment schemes in the UK. Guy has also been advising Salmon & Trout Conservation UK on the effect of the Fisheries Bill, in…

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Guy continues to assist the Cardiff University Environmental Law Foundation Clinic and this academic year has helped students at the Law School deal with cases relating to the dumping of radioactive waste in the Cardiff Deeps, associated with the construction of the Hinkley C power station in Somerset, the public…

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Guy Linley-Adams has secured yet more Decision Notices from the Scottish Information Commissioner concerning the ongoing and persistent failures of Marine Scotland, part of the Scottish Government, to comply with the law concerning Freedom of Information. The latest Decision, published on 3rd April 2019, finds again that Marine Scotland has…

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In 2018, Guy joined the Cardiff University Environmental Law Foundation Clinic assisting Professor Ben Pontin of Cardiff University and volunteer Cardiff law students to help with environmental cases brought to the Clinic by members of the public. So far, matters dealt with at the Clinic have included advising the Welsh…

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Guy Linley-Adams has been advising on the many Statutory Instruments drawn under the European Union Withdrawal Act, which are required to “domesticate” existing European law before Brexit day in the event of a ‘no deal’. This has involved highly detailed and technical review of the Statutory Instruments published by Government…

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