ENDS Report Issue 330, July 2002

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Bulletin

  • Verifiers aghast at CCLA rules

    Draft rules to allow companies under climate change levy agreements to take part in the emissions trading scheme will not ensure sufficiently robust emissions data, say verifiers

  • Water pollution on the up

    Serious water pollution incidents increased by 50% in 2001, according to the Environment Agency's annual "spotlight" on business environmental performance

Waste management

  • Landfill faces £8 million clean-up

    Taxpayers will have to find £8 million to clean up two landfill sites near Peterborough which are leaking pesticides into an important drinking water aquifer

  • Firms submit landfill plans

    Plans detailing how almost 900 landfill sites will meet the requirements of the EU landfill Directive have been submitted on time, the Environment Agency reports

Marketplace

  • Renewables price forecast

    The value of renewables obligation certificates is likely to rise in the coming years as Government targets are missed, according to a new market indicator

Policy

Parliament

  • Scots first on EU water rules

    Scotland has become the first part of the UK to introduce legislation to implement the EU water framework Directive -giving a taster of the radical changes in store

UK policy

  • Boost for company reporting

    A new White Paper on company law proposes new environmental responsibilities for directors, but stops short of requiring mandatory environmental reporting

  • U-turn on planning reforms

    The Government has dropped proposals to abolish planning inquiries for major projects - but still intends to scrap county structure plans and remove other planning controls

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