ENDS Report Issue 323, December 2001

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Bulletin

  • Big firms slow to report

    Less than a quarter of the FTSE top 350 firms have so far produced an environmental report - despite cajoling from Tony Blair

  • Massive renewables projects

    A huge 600MW wind farm is planned for Scotland and other major projects are in the pipeline both on- and off-shore

  • Demand for sewerage upgrade

    Cities including London, Leeds, Hull and Southampton should have been provided with advanced sewage treatment three years ago, according to the European Commission

  • 'Part IIA' polluted land survey

    Only six landfills and five major industrial sites have so far fallen under the contaminated land regime under part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act, an ENDS survey reveals

Waste management

  • Sita stockpiles incinerator ash

    25,000 tonnes of fly and bottom ash from Sita's Edmonton incinerator have been stockpiled at an open air site in Dagenham - dealing another blow to the image of energy from waste

Marketplace

  • Jaguar targets supply chain

    Jaguar has helped 11 small suppliers gain certification to ISO 14001 and wants over 800 supplier sites to follow suit by 2003

Policy

UK policy

  • Planning reforms unveiled

    Proposals to reform land use planning have met with warm support from business but bitter opposition from environmental groups

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