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The Government is considering a new emissions trading scheme for large, low energy-using firms
Operating and financial reviews have been shelved, much to the City's disappointment
Toxic PFOS used in firefighting foam could have entered groundwater, the Environment Agency admits
Demand for experienced environmental professionals continues to grow, according to ENDS' latest salary and careers survey
Chemical firms have been warned that they are seriously underestimating societal demands to address product risks and other long-term issues. The Chemical Industries Association also published its first annual sustainability review showing mixed progress towards goals.
Environment Agency allows companies to switch from burning gas to more polluting oil in combustion processes
Kimberly-Clark, the company behind such household names as Andrex and Kleenex, has finished bottom in a WWF survey of the environmental performance of tissue manufacturers.1 None of the companies, says WWF, is "offering enough recycled content".
Corus has emerged as a major customer for recovered fuel oil after power stations were forced to stop burning it in order to meet the new waste incineration Directive's emission limits. Meanwhile, waste oil collector and processor OSS claims installations can burn its new "clean fuel oil" without having to meet emission limits because CFO is not "waste".
Scottish Courage, the UK's largest brewer, is getting to grips with IPPC despite initial opposition to the regime
Environmental policy is under threat from the EU's better regulation drive, the IEEP says
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