ENDS Report Issue 349, February 2004

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Bulletin

  • Emissions horsetrading

    Industry sectors are engaged in frantic lobbying to maximise their allocations under the EU emissions trading scheme

  • Missing halons

    Surprisingly few fire extinguishers containing halons have been sent for disposal, despite the new ban on these ozone depleters

  • Row over nitrate pollution

    British and Dutch scientists are at loggerheads over the impact of UK nitrate discharges on coastal water quality

Waste management

  • 'Clearing house' for WEEE

    Waste electrical and electronic equipment is to be transported from council waste sites to recyclers under a set of logistics contracts, according to plans by a business-led initiative

Marketplace

  • Talking chemicals

    Retailers and chemicals manufacturers have set up a forum to address public concerns about chemicals in retail products

Policy

Parliament

  • Treasury under fire

    The Treasury has been likened to an "arthritic sloth" over environmental taxation in an inquiry by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee

UK policy

  • Landfill tax business funding

    Future increases in landfill tax should be recycled into targeted grants to help businesses apply waste efficiency measures, according to a report for the Treasury

Policy

Parliament

UK policy

EU policy

Parliament

UK policy

EU policy

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