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A requirement to examine the impact of policymaking on innovation is set to enter EU law for the first time. Simon Pickstone examines whether it threatens environmental principles - and what it means for Brexit Britain
Parts of southern Glasgow and Rutherglen are seriously contaminated with historic industrial waste. Gareth Simkins looks into why it is taking so long to tackle
A look at the latest estimates of direct abstraction from non-tidal surface water and groundwater
One Midlands scheme aims to show that with the right strategy and people in place, district licensing can throw off the ‘licence to trash’ label
Organisations must notify the Environment Agency by 5 December 2019 to comply with their obligations under a scheme requiring large firms to assess their energy use
The UK has tried to ban some chemicals faster than other EU members want, the minister has claimed. How do the facts stack up?
Five proposed garden towns comprising tens of thousands of new homes will share nearly £4m of government funding intended to fast-track the planning work necessary for their development, the housing minister has announced
Deadlines for registering with the UK’s new chemicals regulation in the event of a no-deal Brexit, have been set out by government
The Environment Agency (EA) has extended the list of convictions that must be declared when a person applies for an environmental permit for waste activities or installations
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On 29 March, the UK could exit the EU on World Trade Organisation terms. What would that mean for environmental policy?
Enforcement undertakings have raised more than £11m for good causes since 2011, exclusive ENDS analysis reveals, but are they leading to better outcomes for business and nature?
Redrow sustainability chief Nicola Johansen gives ENDS a housebuilder’s take on how DEFRA’s plans for biodiversity net gain will work in practice
More companies will have to report their energy use and carbon emissions when new rules designed to simplify the reporting process enter into force on 1 April
In 2016 Lichfield District Council introduced a policy requiring a 20% biodiversity net gain on developments. How has the approach worked out?
Cited in the government’s 25-Year Environment Plan, the Knepp Estate in Sussex has allowed free-roaming animals to shape the land into a mix of habitats. James Fair reports on this pioneering project
Co-op is offering compostable carrier bags at 1,000 stores, but barriers may prevent wider take-up. Conor McGlone visits the Italian facility that supplies the new biodegradable bags to the retailer
Food and drink giant Nestlé has cut water use by 60% and halved its greenhouse gas emissions over the past 10 years. Paul Hatchwell looks at its award-winning approach and lessons learned
Existing agri-environmental practices are seen as inflexible and not always successful. A now-extended pilot project pays farmers according to results. James Agyepong-Parsons reports
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