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Ideas to decentralise energy and target its use could gain ground as alternative sources are weighed up.
Hydro Polymers is sharing its sustainable management expertise.
A definition of "carbon neutrality" is needed, according to financial researchers Trucost.1 A growing number of firms, and the government, are aiming for carbon neutrality, but there is evidence the term is "being exploited for PR purposes".
Richard Lambert looks set to keep the deregulation campaign rolling.
The relaunched Equator Principles are improved, but still lack teeth, say critics.
Industry calls on government to bolster fledgling marine energy technologies.
Wastewater measures are driving up expenditure on environmental protection.
The Drinking Water Inspectorates latest annual report reveals it may prosecute Welsh Water following an outbreak of cryptosporidiosis linked to water supplies last year.1 The regulator has also updated its report to reflect a new emphasis on water safety plans.
Ministers invite retailers to sell appliances which curb energy consumption.
Permits are now being reissued, but "piggybacking" remains a sticking point.
Companies are catching up on the need for information on environmental performance.
Leadership is needed to roll out environmental management systems.
Pollution controls could drive pharmaceutical firms to reduce their R&D impacts.
Emissions trading schemes and a revised Renewables Obligation were among proposals in the energy review.
Housing in Northern Ireland was connected to a sewer without checks on the treatment system's adequacy.
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