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Uptake of the environmental management standard ISO14001 has doubled in half a year with Japan, the UK and Germany continuing to dominate the picture
Weaknesses in local authorities’ inspection and monitoring work are revealed in a Government study into the local air pollution control regime
Improvements in the efficiency of lighting could make a significant contribution to UK targets on reducing CO2 emissions
The new regime proposed for groundwater protection has met with a hostile response from farming and agrochemical lobbies
Government research into an aggregates tax has valued quarrying’s environmental “externalities” at £4.77 per tonne - but the dispute over the merits of a tax rolls on
The EC landfill Directive will forge major changes in UK waste management practices. A system of tradeable permits is being considered to implement the targets
Disaffection among waste regulation officials in the Environment Agency is mounting amid slow progress in building an effective national framework for the function
The Environment Agency’s right to permit cement kilns to burn waste solvents as fuel has been upheld in a judicial review - but the ruling also suggests that the Agency has misinterpreted some of its legal duties
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