The Welsh government is considering nationwide measures to safeguard water quality by tackling nitrate pollution from agriculture
Climate Change Agreements are driving emissions savings, but good credits and buyouts needed for nearly half of all facilities, EA data shows
A large car breaking firm that ignored two separate enforcement notices has been ordered to pay almost £25,000 for its crimes
British rivers are ‘heavily contaminated’ with neonicotinoid insecticides according to Environment Agency data analysed by NGO Buglife
Substances used heavily in UK furniture and baby products should be restricted due to posing a risk of cancer to children, says the European Chemicals Agency
The “one in, three out” rule should not apply to environmental regulations after the UK leaves the EU, the chair of the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has said
The UK needs to remain part of the European nuclear safeguards regime, or have an extended transitional period after Brexit, say MPs
Four relatives who dumped tree cuttings in a ditch have each been hit with heavy fines after members of the public caught them in the act
A father and his son have received conditional discharges for running an illegal construction and demolition waste site
The public spending watchdog has criticised the government’s handling of the sale of the Green Investment Bank
Applicants for wildlife licences will be subject to charges by Natural England in a bid to plug funding gaps created by repeated cuts by central government
BEIS proposes maintaining small-scale aviation operators’ exemption from the aviation EU ETS as it implements EU amendments to the scheme
An inquiry into nitrate pollution has been launched by the Environmental Audit Committee, investigating the scale of the problem and its impacts on environment and human health
The UK signed up to 13 resolutions at the UN Environmental Assembly in Nairobi including the control of plastic waste and fighting antimicrobial resistance
Upholstery treated with flame retardants may be more hazardous in a fire than untreated alternatives when tested at full scale, a scientific study says
Uncertainty for battery storage continues as diesel, gas and coal able to benefit in capacity market
Nearly 40 years of operations left the soil, river and groundwater near the former Avenue coking works in Derbyshire badly polluted. Rachel Salvidge reports on a massive clean-up operation and restoration project with multiple challenges
Gareth Simkins: Although it is still early days, warnings of Michael Gove’s baleful influence on the environment appear misplaced.
Closure of the Environment Agency’s ‘definition of waste panel’ sent mixed messages on achieving end of waste but what does its reopening say about it, and what have we learned from its absence? Conor McGlone investigates
Incidents of fly-tipping are on the increase, according to the latest DEFRA figures
Implementing civil sanctions, an alternative to pursuing justice through the courts, has been a success. But wider revisions to environmental enforcement have been left hanging. Gareth Simkins investigates
A comprehensive review of domestic legislation was shelved but could still provide useful lessons for post-Brexit policymaking
David Smith: The passive, one-way delivery of gas and electricity from supplier to consumer is becoming outmoded as our energy-generation systems evolve towards a lower-carbon model
Big infrastructure, Brexit and changes to regulations were some of the hot topics at this year’s ENDS Report roundtable of environmental consultants
ENDS inaugural Environmental Impact Awards recognised the achievements of 11 winners and several highly commended projects and teams
A guide for environmental professionals on key issues in UK environmental law and compliance during the Brexit negotiations, highlighting four ways in which the legal relationship between UK and EU law could begin to loosen even before the final date of departure.
The EU has a big influence in British environmental policy and standards, making environmental professionals relatively well informed about its workings. Does the UK environmental profession respect the EU and want Britain to remain, or has familiarity bred contempt? In association with Society for the Environment ENDS surveyed the profession to find out.
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