ENDS Report Issue 280, May 1998

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Bulletin

  • Global growth for ISO14001

    Uptake of the environmental management standard ISO14001 has doubled in half a year with Japan, the UK and Germany continuing to dominate the picture

  • Flaws in air pollution control

    Weaknesses in local authorities’ inspection and monitoring work are revealed in a Government study into the local air pollution control regime

Marketplace

  • Energy efficient lighting

    Improvements in the efficiency of lighting could make a significant contribution to UK targets on reducing CO2 emissions

Policy

UK policy

  • Grief over groundwater

    The new regime proposed for groundwater protection has met with a hostile response from farming and agrochemical lobbies

EU policy

  • EC move on electrical waste

    A draft Directive on end-of-life electrical and electronic equipment proposes recycling duties for manufacturers and importers

  • Environmental liability policy

    The European Commission’s work on an environmental liability White Paper is now nearing completion

Features

In Court

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