ENDS Report Issue 297, October 1999

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  • Environmental reporting grows

    An international survey has found a substantial increae in the number of firms producing environmental reports - but the quality of reports remains highly variable

Waste management

  • BSE cattle cull incinerators

    Plans to incinerate the stockpile of waste from the BSE cattle cull are at last taking shape, with Government contracts for four large incinerators now in place


  • Carmakers push ISO14001

    Auto giants Ford and General Motors have told more than 10,000 suppliers to implement environmental management systems within the next 2-3 years


UK policy

  • Contaminated land regime

    Implementation of the long-awaited regime on contaminated land is to begin next April, following the issue of the final draft of official guidance in October

  • Delays to IPPC

    The UK will miss the EC deadline for implementing integrated pollution prevention and control (IPPC) by at least four months

  • Reforms hit green electricity

    The DTI has admitted that the planned new electricity trading arrangements will have a “detrimental environmental impact” on renewable energy and combined heat and power


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