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The protracted legal battle between the Environment Agency and Petrus Oils has taken a new twist - putting on hold the Agency’s attempt to close the site
A target to reduce emissions of the powerful greenhouse gases, perfluorocarbons, has been agreed by semiconductor makers
Retrofitting landfill sites with comprehensive gas controls would bring a significant reduction in the sector’s global warming impact, according to Government research
The Energy Saving Trust has launched its Future Energy accreditation scheme to support marketing of renewable electricity
Electronics giant Philips is switching from plastic to cardboard for all its disposable packaging as part of a drive on “eco-design”
The Pollution Prevention and Control Act, which gained Royal Assent in July, includes clauses to bail the Agency out of its fiasco involving expired waste licences
A House of Commons report has made the case for a three-fold increase in landfill tax to £30 per tonne to stimulate recycling
Water industry regulator Ofwat has accommodated an £8.5 billion environmental investment programme in the industry’s next five-year plan - alongside cuts in consumers’ bills
Businesses are set to face more demands than expected under the revised EC eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS)
Industry’s campaign against the climate change levy scored its first success in July when new exemptions were announced
A culture shift is under way in BP Amoco as the oil giant rolls out its carbon dioxide trading system to cover the whole group
Despite its new draft waste strategy for England and Wales, the Government has yet to reveal its hand on a host of measures needed to implement EC waste legislation
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