Key safeguards are subject to fierce disagreement and standards are under threat from Trade Deals.
We are heading for a major clash on European environmental standards, particularly on the use and regulation of chemicals.
Our environmental progress could be under threat if we leave the European Union.
In 1993 the Norwegian Environment Minister called John Gummer, the UK Environment Secretary, a drittsekk – a shitbag– because of the massive impact on Scandinavian lakes and forest of acid rain caused by emissions from British power stations. In the …