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Tougher standards for auditors have been put forward in a bid to restore confidence in certified environmental management systems
Water companies paid out over £500,000 in fines for pollution offences in 2004 - an increase of 35% on the previous year
The Government met its recycling target for 2003/04, but the picture is marred by the poor performance of many local authorities
Few firms in the clothing industry are adopting environmental goals, despite growing scrutiny over chemicals in their products
MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee have accused CBI boss Sir Digby Jones of exaggerating the impact of the EU emissions trading scheme on UK competitiveness
The Environment Department has issued draft regulations which would significantly tighten "duty of care" controls on waste producers
New regulations on access to environmental information have come into force, which should lead to much greater disclosure
The proposed REACH regime for chemicals registration is entering a critical phase, with important debates in several EU institutions
The power sector is unhappy with EU guidance setting out "best available techniques" for combustion plant under the IPPC Directive
The chemical industry's Responsible Care programme was launched 20 years ago in response to the Bhopal disaster. What has it achieved - and is it still relevant today?
The Environment Agency has cut its monitoring of industrial discharges - adding to concerns about is effectiveness on the ground
A ruling by the Scottish courts that fuel made from sewage sludge is a "waste" has significant implications for disposal of the material
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