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Last year's National Audit Office report into the UK emissions trading system was toned down after a draft was shown to DEFRA
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has suspended routine inspections to cope with an expected flood of permit applications
Thousands of tonnes of abandoned waste from Britannia Zinc's former Avonmouth smelter is to be sent to Germany for recovery
A court case in Europe has seen air freshener manufacturers fighting back against claims about the products' health risks
The Government's Chief Scientist Sir David King hit out at climate change sceptics at a House of Lords inquiry in March
A revised sustainable development strategy was launched in March - and promises a new focus on greener products and sustainable lifestyles
EU and UK air quality policies are shifting away from pollution "hotspots" towards reducing exposures to the population at large
Three years late, the Department of Trade and Industry has issued regulations to implement the EU Directive on end-of-life vehicles
BP has gone back to basics, seeking to reinvigorate its environmental management system through a focus on human behaviour
The landfill allowance trading scheme opens for business in April - but the signs are that local authorities are reluctant to take part
The local air quality management regime is at a critical stage - but councils are running into problems in reducing pollution levels
Norfolk-based biodiesel manufacturer Global Commodities has been fined £17,000 in the first ever IPPC prosecution for noise pollution
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