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It has been all change at DEFRA since Boris Johnson became prime minister in July. Here’s what you need to know about the department’s new ministerial team
In a mini DEFRA reshuffle prompted by Amber Rudd’s resignation, Boris Johnson has appointed Rebecca Pow as a junior environment minister. Here’s what you need to know about the department’s newest recruit
The impact of China’s 2018 import ban on mixed recyclable plastics is evident in UK waste export figures
The Treasury has handed DEFRA an extra £432m in its latest spending review but experts fear that very little will find its way to Natural England, which is bad news for domestic wildlife, developers and environmental consultants, finds Rachel Salvidge
There are some regulations that the Environment Agency has stopped enforcing entirely – does this reflect a change in the regulator’s approach to enforcement or a lack of capacity to tackle serious environmental crimes?
There are growing signs that the UK government is seeking to diverge from EU green rules after Brexit, with particular pressure to water down nature protections. But how feasible would such changes be? Simon Pickstone investigates
“Seismic shifts” in how waste is defined and viewed over the next 20-30 years will require an investment of between £26bn and £35bn, according to a report from one of the UK’s largest waste firms
A decline in the number of environmental statements received by local planning authorities in England has continued, with submissions falling 8% between 2017/18 and 2018/19, according to official data
A 198-home development on a former hospital site contaminated with mercury, arsenic and lead has been approved, subject to significant contaminated land remediation works
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Former Undertones frontman Feargal Sharkey is fighting to save England’s globally rare chalk streams from environmental collapse and is challenging the Environment Agency to take action
An increase in charges has pulled in an additional £5m in annual fee income for the Environment Agency, but the regulator’s performance on determination times has in some cases got worse
The villagers of Fairbourne, North Wales, have been dubbed Britain’s first “climate refugees”. As sea levels rise they won’t be the last, but are authorities prepared?
He's queried climate science, denounced 'mumbo-jumbo' 'eco-moralists', but now champions green causes. Are you backing Boris Johnson?
Developers, who are contributing to extra pressure on coastal birds with the houses they build, are funding the cost of mitigating the impacts
Local people were closely involved in the design of landscape mitigation measures to offset the visual impact of a major pylon scheme in Scotland
Great Ormond Street Hospital is trying to improve air quality in and around its premises and educate the public coming through its doors at the same time
The debrief: How a water firm agreed a deal to remove individual protected species licence requirements
Natural England’s approach to streamlining its regulatory process could help Southern Water achieve its five-year plan for environmental improvements
Stroud District Council almost doubled its recycling rate in two years. Could its strategy be replicated elsewhere and used to reverse a nationwide stagnation?
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