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The UK economy’s appetite for energy use shows little sign of diminishing, as growing consumption keeps the underlying trend in carbon dioxide emissions steady
Exxon and Procter & Gamble have obtained statements that their management systems “meet the intent” of ISO14001, without having to go through full certification
New research questions the received wisdom that the US Toxics Release Inventory has prompted big reductions in waste from industrial sites
Local authorities are to receive “strategic waste management assessments” from the Agency, to assess the need for new sites
A clearer environmental framework for the energy and water utility regulators has been promised following the Government review
Formal adoption of the new EC Directive on solvent emissions is now only a few months away following publication of the "common position" agreed by EC Environment Ministers. 1 Emission controls introduced under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 will limit its impact in the UK - but even so official estimates indicate that 6,200 installations will need to take solvent abatement measures at an annual cost of £40-55 million.
Regulatory bodies are facing huge challenges in keeping pace with the genetic engineering revolution in agriculture - while public unease continues to intensify
Despite legislation requiring “financial provision” for waste sites, two cases in Wales show how small businesses are continuing to pose major liabilities for the public purse
Essex and Suffolk Water has been fined for illegally abstracting water from boreholes believed to affect an endangered wetland
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