SuDS will be mandated on new developments if the Welsh government gets support for its plans
The commonly used herbicide mecoprop-P poses a risk to wildlife, workers and groundwater, the European Food Safety Authority has found
A former waste and skip hire director in Wales has been given a six-figure confiscation order and could go to prison if he does not pay up
The environment is unlikely to be a major topic of discussion in the looming general election but it will be heavily influenced by the result
A successful appeal against an RSPB legal block has cleared the way for four major offshore wind projects, although concerns over sea bird impacts remain
The wrong chemicals may be being prioritised over those causing more damage to the aquatic environment, say scientists
A man in Norwich has been given a community sentence for allowing illegal waste activities at his site, despite pleading ignorance of his tenant’s crimes
Tall trees may concentrate pollutant emissions by contributing to urban canyon effects, say researchers
Negotiators in Bonn concluded it was too early to consider a higher climate target for the EU as part of a global stock-taking exercise
The Natural Environment Research Council is offering researcher placements at organisations including EDF Energy, the Forestry Commission and Welsh Water
Councillors have put Edinburgh into the race to have Scotland’s first low-emission zone
It is still not clear what will happen to environmental legislation after Brexit if the Conservative Party is re-elected in June – but air and resources are unlikely to be priorities
Controversial changes to renewable heat incentive tariffs and sustainability criteria have been delayed again due to the snap general election
The European Commission has begun infringement action against the UK for failing to report on waste legislation implementation
A website has been set up by ChemSec to help businesses seeking less toxic chemicals find potential suppliers
Paul Hatchwell: The Paris Agreems seem far removed from the daily concerns of businesses balancing energy efficiency and emissions reduction investments against other compliance and competitiveness issues. But it is not.
A growing number of high-profile companies are adopting carbon reduction targets based on their contribution to global emissions and the Paris Agreement. Paul Hatchwell looks at how a more science-based approach is giving firms greater confidence about their sustainability goals and the resources needed
Since the UK implemented the recast EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive in 2012, it has consistently met its own targets for collecting electrical waste, this month's infographic shows.
Matthew Farrow: The public’s attitude to air pollution has shifted, yet the government’s reluctance to act decisively for fear of alienating motorist groups and business lobbies is taking its toll
Experts are divided on the environmental benefits of an expansion of energy from waste in the UK, and Brexit is adding a sense of urgency to the debate. Conor McGlone reports
Bob Evans: How to mitigate the impact of water runoff that strips land of nutrients and pesticides is up for debate as the sector seeks to protect the environment and reduce the risk to agriculture
Richard Macrory: Another strict interpretation of air quality rules by the European court will add to case law that courts in the UK will be bound to refer to, even after it leaves the EU
Interface, a global flooring manufacturer, the Environment Agency’s internal environment management team, an energy efficient centre for medicine and a restoration project in the Swindale Valley were among the winners at yesterday’s ENDS Environmental Impact Awards ceremony
Dieter Helm: We need to rethink energy, jettison the fallacy of peak oil and ever rising fossil fuel prices, and instead focus on R&D and new digital and renewables technologies
A strong case is being made to policymakers for continuing ambition on the environment after EU withdrawal, reports Isabella Kaminski, but will they listen?
A guide for environmental professionals on key issues in UK environmental law and compliance during the Brexit negotiations, highlighting four ways in which the legal relationship between UK and EU law could begin to loosen even before the final date of departure.
Large infrastructure projects are just one of the factors changing the way green consultants work. Top environmental consultants came together at ENDS roundtable event to discuss the latest industry trends.
The EU has a big influence in British environmental policy and standards, making environmental professionals relatively well informed about its workings. Does the UK environmental profession respect the EU and want Britain to remain, or has familiarity bred contempt? In association with Society for the Environment ENDS surveyed the profession to find out.
As we emerge from recession prospects are looking up for the environmental consultancy market. ENDS, with the help of a group of environmental consultants, look at the opportunities on the horizon
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