ENDS Report Issue 282, July 1998

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  • Set-back for river quality

    River quality across southern England has deteriorated sharply over the past three years, Environment Agency data reveals

Waste management

  • Agency criticised on waste

    Environment Agency officers have confirmed ENDS’ reports of low morale and widespread concern over failings in the management of waste regulation


  • Ecolabelling Board axed

    The Government is to abolish the UK Ecolabelling Board as part of a move to wards a broader policy to reduce the environmental impacts of consumer goods


UK policy

  • Tighter sewage standards

    Investment to the tune of £1.4 billion will be required following a significant tightening of standards on sewage treatment


  • Marine pollution agreement

    Major curbs on discharges of radioactive and hazardous substances and disposal of offshore installations have been agreed


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