Brexit : environmental rules in northern Ireland " at risk"…
Brexit : environmental rules in northern Ireland " at risk"
Academics have raised
"the government is seeking approval from itself".
Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs
"conflicts of interest"
will have to interpret conservation laws after Brexit
planning officials in infrastructure
Daera = rural affairs
replace the role currently undertaken by the EC
overriding public interest" in proceeding.
Dr Viviane Gravey
lectures in European politics
griculture and environmental policy.
cross-border dumping of waste
the repatriation of large quantities of domestic rubbish from illegal landfills
the absence of an assembly : stumbling block
no guarantee that a future environment minister would adopt robust policies.
In N-I : talks are not happening.
EU protected habitat : a stronghold for the hen harrier
scarce bird of prey = EU-funded conservation project.
signs are +, but the details are still to be worked out.
Ecologist Rory Sheehan helps manage it
funding : to be able to draw down EU Peace money
protection that will not be diluted
"weak" environmental governance
protecting species and habitats after Brexit.
campaign for a green Brexit.
protection : EU law / European court.
issues like water and air quality
after Brexit : that oversight will be lost
cross-border EU protected sites
governance gaps could open up.
Civil servants : existing protections will not be undermined.
EU directives : legal effect by domestic legislation