ENDS Report Weekly, 28 October 2010

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The ENDS Annual Practitioner Network Event, 18 November, London.

At The ENDS Annual Practitioner Network Event gain practical tools and tips on how to reduce your carbon, energy and environmental impacts from industry experts and your peers. Identify how your organisation can put these into practice to achieve a more sustainable and cost effective approach that boosts your bottom line. www.endsannualconference.com

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CRC bombshell: bad government, good for the environment
Business is right to be annoyed with George Osborne over the sudden announcement that the government will retain CRC revenue, but the change could make the scheme better at cutting carbon emissions.

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Environmental Law Foundation Lecture 17th November 2010

‘Planning in Transition,’ the Foundation’s Annual David Hall Memorial lecture, with founder and environmental innovator Rob Hopkins of the Transition Town Movement. Following, a debate from prominent environmental lawyers and business leaders on the topic that aims to inform the Big Society discourse. Click here for more details

Analysis

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    Reactions to the comprehensive spending review 2010

    Despite tough government spending cuts across the UK economy, the Green Investment Bank and energy and climate policies have come out on top. But there is doubt over funding levels, anger over changes to the Carbon Reduction Commitment and major cuts affecting waste, flood management and biodiversity policy.
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    US-style reward scheme boosts recycling by up to 40%

    Recycling reward schemes run by Recyclebank have boosted collection of recyclables and encouraged more households to recycle, the latest results show
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    Hauxton clean-up shows what can be achieved

    Tackling the legacy of industrial pollution can be a lengthy process, but remediation of Bayer CropScience’s former site in Hauxton, Cambridgeshire, is proceeding apace. The multi-million pound project will deliver 8.5 hectares of prime development land, finds David Carr
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    Richard Macrory's legal commentary: Judges blow hot and cold on Aarhus rules

    Two contrasting cases illustrate the issues raised when courts become overly involved in financial issues relating to access to justice.

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CBI Climate Change Summit, 17 November 2010.

This 17 November don’t miss your chance to influence the UK’s low-carbon strategy at the CBI climate change summit. Raise your questions on what’s next with leading industry figures and politicians such as secretary of state Chris Huhne and Indian environment minister Shri Jairam Ramesh.Read more on the line up and programme

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WWEM 2010, 10th & 11th November, Telford, UK.

Environment Agency Speakers at WWEM 2010 (Telford, 10th & 11th November) will provide updates on Better Regulation and the Environmental Permitting Regulations, Operator Self-Monitoring, and the Role of Mcerts and Operator Monitoring Assessment.  Delegates can also attend workshops and network with exhibiting companies. http://www.wwem.uk.com/

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Butterworth Environmental Law: compliance, best practice and litigation, 30 November, London.

The conference brings together an illustrious speaker panel including Adrian Roberts of Department of Energy & Climate Change, Owen Lomas of Allen & Overy and Richard Wald of 39 Essex Street. The experts will guide you through the latest legislation and case studies enabling you to be fully compliant and mitigate the risk of litigation. 6 CPD hours Find out more>>>

Also do not miss the post conference workshop: Waste and Contaminated Land, Wednesday 1st December 2010, 9.00-12.30. 3 CPD hours