Around 10% of historic coastal and estuarine landfills around England are at risk of eroding and releasing solid waste into the sea, according to a new study
Harron Homes fined after mitigation efforts failed to prevent recurring pollution to a watercourse adjacent to a building site
The boss of an illegal skip hire firm, who was caught with a thousand tonnes of waste on his site, has been brought to justice
Wind and solar will dominate the EU energy agenda but natural gas will continue to rise, according to the International Energy Agency
Insufficient investment in sewage treatment is blamed for the lack of improvement in bathing water quality, with around two-thirds rated “excellent” for third year running
The imminent departure of the UK from the EU raises questions about the impact Brexit will have on future climate talks for both Britain and Europe
Inter-departmental collaboration needs to improve to raise air quality, says the National Audit Office
The annual meeting of Paris Agreement signatories resolved some technical issues while leaving unresolved questions about coal and oil
A new water protocol will give the Welsh Assembly full control over its water supply and water quality, putting it on equal footing with Westminster
The tag team of a carbon price floor and coal phase-out has elevated GB to one of the cleanest generating countries in the world
The UK and Canada have launched a global alliance of countries and regions dedicated to phasing out coal power
A property company has been prosecuted for failing to adhere to duty of care regulations
A unique investigation of millions of cars on the UK’s roads has shown that the least polluting ones are found in the most polluted areas
Declines in bee populations have been linked to a commonly used fungicide, surprising scientific consensus
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
The Environment Agency’s plans to reform charges and move to ‘performance-based regulation’ has raised industry’s hackles
Richard Macrory: The European court’s decision to rein in the application of the precautionary principle to national bans on GMOs shows the careful approach taken by the institution so feared by Brexiters
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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