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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has launched a sustainable development strategy - but is struggling with structural issues and budget cuts
Bioremediation is now an established option for treating contaminated land, but regulators and clients want stronger evidence that the technique delivers the claimed results
The packaging regulations have failed to boost the reprocessing of packaging in the UK - and higher recycling targets have been met by exporting waste to facilities overseas
Greenergy is offering business customers the chance to offset carbon emissions from their diesel consumption - heralding an emerging market for "carbon neutral" products
The Environment Agency has called for a national plan to ensure that there is an adequate network of facilities to deal with hazardous industrial wastes
A Parliamentary committee says that the Government's ten-year plan for transport is undermined by its failure to address the continuing decline in motoring costs
The Government has clarified its stance on the reform of the EU's chemicals policy - but says the European Commission's timetable is over-optimistic
The EU and Japan have ratified the Kyoto Protocol - but prospects of the treaty entering into force are clouded by demands from Russia and Canada for more concessions
The water industry is already a major user of energy, but its consumption is rising rapidly because of the need to install new water treatment technologies
Corporate social responsibility is the buzz phrase of the moment - but is there a danger that it may sideline companies' engagement with environmental issues?
The Court of Appeal has dismissed an attempt by the animal rendering industry to have official guidance on odour pollution control declared unlawful
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