ENDS Report Issue 358, November 2004

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Bulletin

  • Sustainability misreporting

    Sustainability reports are focusing on corporate governance rather than identifying key non-financial risks and opportunities

  • Hike in HFC emissions

    Emissions of hydrofluorocarbons are much higher than previously believed, new official figures show

Waste management

  • Action on soil treatment

    Thermal treatment of contaminated soils appears to be taking off with two UK companies in the market for mobile incinerators

Marketplace

  • Publishers duck green issues

    A report on sustainable development for magazine publishers fails to recommend increased use of recycled materials or to support forest certification

Policy

Parliament

  • Water firms deny obstruction

    Thames and Anglian Water have each denied obstructing Environment Agency water pollution investigations before a House of Commons Committee

  • MPs urge action on car CO2

    The Commons Transport Committee wants to see more Government action to reduce car CO2 emissions to meet targets for 2010

UK policy

  • Warning on WEEE

    The Environment Agency has warned the DTI that delays in finalising the WEEE regulations jeopardise its ability to complete implementation before next August's deadline

EU policy

  • Acid gas trading falls flat

    The case for acid gas emissions trading put by the UK and Dutch governments found little favour at a recent EU conference

Features

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