Jan Brooke Environmental Consultant Ltd.‏

Environmental Legislation

“Jan Brooke has worked with Peel Ports … providing environmental consultancy to the Port of Sheerness Ltd and the Peel Ports Mersey division … Jan prepares regular updates on legislative changes directly affecting port activities, but also broader subjects that have the potential to become significant in the future. Jan also provides consultancy services for the provision of protocols for issuing licences and ensuring continued conformance under various UK and European legislation…”

Group Hydrographic Manager, Peel Ports

“Gloucester Harbour Trustees ... engaged Jan to provide expert advice on marine environmental legislation and the processes associated with the assessment of a variety of operations, including the licensing of marine aggregate dredging, pipeline installations and works carried out by or on behalf of the harbour authority …Through her work in Europe and with various Government departments Jan is uniquely placed to provide comprehensive and up-to-date advice on the latest regulations and Directives … The Trustees greatly value the work that Jan has undertaken for them”.

GHT Harbourmaster and Marine Officer

Jan Brooke, the Director of Jan Brooke Environmental Consultant Ltd., specialises in understanding and providing advice on the practical implications - for new infrastructure development as well as for ongoing activities and operations - of the following EU Directives:

  • the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) and other water Directives including the Environmental Quality Standards (EQS) Directive
  • the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive
  • the EU Habitats and Wild Birds Directives
  • the EU Maritime Spatial Planning Directive
  • the EU Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive.

Jan also has a working knowledge of the EU Environmental Liability Directive insofar as it applies to the above Directives, and of various International Conventions relating to the water and marine environment.

In the UK, Jan Brooke Environmental Consultant Ltd. advises on the practical implications for infrastructure development and operation not only of the aforementioned European Directives but also, amongst others:
  • the UK Marine and Coastal Access Act
  • the Countryside and Rights of Way (CRoW) Act
  • the Natural Environment and Rural Communities (NERC) Act
Click here to see examples of Jan’s work on these Directives and Acts.

Jan Brooke Environmental Consultant Ltd.
Contact: telephone +44 (0) 1778 345 979

Registered Company UK No.04600187
e-mail jan@janbrooke.co.uk