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A series of industrial accidents reported under the new COMAH regulations has led the Environment Agency to clamp down on chemical storage and flood risks
Government advisers have recommended a five-fold cut in dioxin safety limits - heralding further pressure on industrial sources
Bathing water quality in the UK this summer was the best on record - but the UK has again been convicted of breaching EU standards during the 1990s
The Government has announced a major review of its waste strategy policy - and the Environment Agency is calling for taxes on incineration, landspreading and raw materials
A novel US approach to providing chemical services rather than maximising sales is failing to attract support from the DTI
The Environment Agency's views on groundwater protection and siting of landfills may accelerate the switch to waste treatment
More than 18 months into the new contaminated land regime, many local authorities have yet to set clear timescales or methodologies for gathering data on former industrial sites and prioritising them for inspection
After a slow start, the Carbon Trust has begun to set out plans for promoting low-carbon technologies with long-term promise
The High Court has backed the Government's decision to approve BNFL's controversial Sellafield MOX plant
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