ENDS Report Issue 304, May 2000

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  • Great outlook for consultancy

    ENDS latest market analysis of environmental consultancy firms shows that the sector is booming and expects a profitable future

  • Managing for sustainability

    The first attempts to develop a standard for sustainability management have been completed and firms will go on to test it in coming months

  • Flame retardants in porpoises

    Reseachers have found high levels of brominated flame retardants in porpoises and cast doubt on industry’s claims over the environmental safety of the products

Waste management

  • Regulatory failures at Byker

    The furore over the disposal of refuse-derived fuel ash on allotments in Newcastle has put the spotlight on failures by environmental regulators


UK policy

  • Agency’s regulatory vision

    The Environment Agency is about to publish its vision for the future of environmental regulation and how it will contribute to sustainable development

  • IPPC regime takes shape

    The Environment Agency has issued draft guidance on its new integrated pollution prevention and control regime. Its first sector-specific guidance document has also been released in draft

EU policy

  • Industry scrap over WEEE

    Producers are split over the latest draft of the EC Directive on waste electrical and electronic equipment which proposes firms will pay for recycling only their own products


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