DEFRA has been granted extra cash to spend on preparations for leaving the EU, including new IT systems for chemicals registration
The unpermitted tipping of thousands of tonnes of construction waste at four Devon farms has landed a haulier with a major bill
Pilot programme generated 'significant learning' outcomes for future capacity market
Peers fear the government's confidence that Brexit will not hinder the UK’s trade in waste with Europe is not shared by the waste industry
Also in the news, Natural England establishes bat panel to guide conservation efforts, Northern Ireland waste criminal fined £2,000 and Waitrose to drop black plastic
The UK’s biggest power plant is to proceed with plans to convert its fourth coal boiler to biomass following confirmation of plans to reform subsidies
WRAP says it has not been able to generate enough funding from alternative avenues since government budget cuts took effect in 2015
Environment ministers from nine EU states have been ordered to explain why they have failed to comply with air pollution limits
Flagship Brexit legislation now moves to the House of Lords as MPs reject an amendment seeking to maintain EU environmental protections
Oil and gas companies in breach of offshore permits could face monetary penalties of up to £50,000 under plans to expand the civil sanctions regime
Also in the news: Drought permit issued to Southern Water, members appointed to the adaptation sub-committee and supermarkets under the spotlight
The EU’s targets for plastic appear to be far more ambitious than the UK is willing to go, leading to uncertainty as to how UK could adopt the circular economy package
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) believes policy action to implement the CGS is needed now or the UK will miss its legally binding emission targets
The Environment Agency’s gender pay gap is much lower than the overall UK gender pay gap, transparency data reveals
Building a potentially shorter and cheaper third runway at London’s hub airport would still require the diversion of five rivers, says a new consultation
The content of forthcoming consultations and strategies will reveal whether there is substance behind the vision outlined in the 25-year plan
England’s natural environment is in decline, according to DEFRA’s latest figures
Sarah Jolliffe, Company Energy Manager at BAM Nuttall Ltd., shares her insights
Three years on from a Treasury review of carbon emissions from infrastructure, and 18 months since the publication of a standard tailored for the sector, what is the industry doing about carbon? Catherine Early reports
The UK government is rethinking the incentives that encourage large-scale wood-burning for energy. It’s time it diverted public money to cheaper and cleaner options, says Caroline Haywood
The Environment Agency has extended a consultation on its wide-ranging charging proposals, but fears remain that firms will not have enough time to prepare for the proposed introduction of the revised fees in April 2018. Jamie Carpenter and Gareth Simkins investigate
With directly elected mayors taking the hotseats in six combined authorities and more powers being devolved to local authorities, can they have an impact on environmental sustainability? Tom Reeve reports
Membership of the European Environment Agency does not have to end with Brexit, and continuing to collaborate on climate change and other cross-border issues makes sense, writes Derek Osborn
Around 700 people from 60 countries descended on Edinburgh for the biennial World Forum on Natural Capital in November. Rachel Salvidge sets out what you need to know about a concept that is gaining traction
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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