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Consultants and inspectors are concerned that the drive to speed up IPPC permitting is undermining transparency and rigour
Water companies will spend up to £450 million to remove nitrate and pesticide pollution from drinking water between 2005 and 2010
Thousands of abandoned drums of chemical waste have finally been cleared from a Wrexham recycling site thanks to the persistence of a neighbouring small business
The Irish government has arranged for nearly 100,000 tonnes of stockpiled meat and bone meal to be incinerated in England
The European Commission has challenged the UK's interpretation of the large combustion plants Directive - restricting the scope for coal-fired stations to "opt-out" of acid gas controls
Scotland has become the first part of the UK to apply the expanded EU hazardous waste list - albeit 30 months behind the EU deadline
The Government has issued a consultation on the controversial REACH regime for chemicals - and has reached some surprising conclusions on the costs and benefits of the scheme
The EU's institutions have reached a deal that throws open the door to the use of imported credits in the EU emissions trading scheme
The world's biggest chemical manufacturer has launched the first corporate labelling scheme for "eco-efficient" products
The National Audit Office has praised the UK's pioneering emissions trading scheme - but pulls its punches on several of the scheme's serious flaws
At the eleventh hour, DEFRA has announced its plans for the 16 July co-disposal deadline - but waste industry executives have grown angry over Whitehall procrastination
Southern Water has been ordered to pay penalties of more than £28,000 after being prosecuted twice over sewage pollution
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