ENDS Report Issue 352, May 2004

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Bulletin

  • Sewage oestrogen row

    Water firms and Ofwat are pouring cold water on a programme to demonstrate how oestrogens can be removed from sewage

  • Extending REACH?

    Chemical firms, their regulators and environmental groups are seeking a means to extend REACH regulation to chemicals used in products

  • SEPA ranks industrial sites

    ENDS identifies Scotland's best and worst run industrial sites based on data from SEPA's OPRA scheme

Waste management

  • Waste forecasts challenged

    The latest waste statistics give little support to forecasts of 3% growth in domestic waste - so regions may have to revise their plans

Marketplace

  • Carbon 'neutrality' under fire

    A coalition of smaller environmental groups has criticised Future Forests and other firms which offer to make clients 'carbon neutral'

Policy

Parliament

  • DEFRA grilled on UKETS

    The UK emissions trading scheme has come under strong attack at a parliamentary inquiry - and DEFRA is now looking to drain the huge surplus of allowances

UK policy

  • CHP strategy disappoints

    The long-awaited strategy offers little to help the beleaguered combined heat and power industry meet official targets for 2010

EU policy

  • EU emissions trading plans

    The European Commission has criticised allocation plans from many Member States - including the UK - and launched proceedings against six which have yet to submit a plan

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