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The first 15 climate change agreements between the Government and industry were unveiled in February - but EC state aids clearance is still awaited
Groundwater pollution from an old chemical works has contaminated water supply boreholes in Hertfordshire with a carcinogen
Marks & Spencer is the first UK supermarket chain to set a date for phasing out PVC packaging. Other applications will follow.
The new competitiveness White Paper has confirmed the growing importance of resource productivity on the Department of Trade and Industry's agenda
Fundamental weaknesses in the landfill tax credits scheme have been identified by the National Audit Office
The Environment Agency has proposed a new scheme to place more reliance on company self-monitoring of emissions to air
Sufficient capacity to treat industrial wastes may not be in place by the time landfill co-disposal is banned in 2004
An ambitious programme of legislation and other initiatives has been set out by the European Commission - including an environmental liability Directive by the summer
Rating agencies which compile environmental profiles of firms and benchmark their performance are becoming more influential - but how reliable are they?
Innovative contractual arrangements with chemicals suppliers are helping automotive, electronics and aerospace firms make major reductions in chemicals consumption
A merger of the EC's regimes for regulating old and new chemicals has been proposed in a European Commision White Paper
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