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Utilities are best at environmental reporting according to two consultancy reports. But the IT sector and banks are falling behind
Medical specialists urge that public exposure to chemicals should be cut to reduce the risks of multiple chemical sensitivity and other allergic diseases.
Huge investment in pollution control in oil refineries is likely to be required, according to report for the Environment Agency
A report for the waste industry has found that increased recycling of electronic goods will be needed to meet EC targets.
The Independent on Sunday’s campaign encouraging people to become “carbon neutral” through tree planting has been criticised by environmentalists
The Environment Agency has told a parliamentary inquiry that poor management and business pressure undermined the environmental performance of beleagered BNFL
The new regime on contaminated land is being marked by a stand-off between the Environment Agency and the DETR over guidance to local authorities
The Ministry of Agriculture proposes to spend £30 million supporting energy crops, but the industry needs more to secure its future
Chancellor Gordon Brown gave the go-ahead for a tax on aggregates in his Budget in March, and ushered in changes to fuel and vehicle duties and company car taxation
A European Commission Green Paper has kick-started a debate on EC involvement in emissions trading in greenhouse gases
Prime Minister Tony Blair has ordered the rolling back of environmental regulation in farming on several fronts - including pesticides, nitrates, waste and pollution control
The record £4 million fine imposed on Milford Haven Port Authority after the Sea Empress oil spill has been drastically reduced on appeal
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