Episode 8: Interview with Kate Tandy – Office for Environmental Protection
Kate Tandy is the Head of Litigation and Casework at the Office for Environmental Protection (“OEP”). In this episode, Kate explains what the OEP is and how it prioritises its work, particularly given the multiple environmental crises from climate change, to poor air quality, to the biodiversity crisis. She discusses the OEP’s intervention in the Supreme Court of Finch. Kate also shares her thoughts on the unique role that the OEP can play in addressing climate change and how the OEP works alongside the Climate Change Committee.
Resources: you can access the OEP’s strategy and enforcement policy here and the OEP’s written submissions in R (Finch) v Surrey County Council & Oths, here.