ENDS Report Issue 281, June 1998

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  • Agency slips behind on IPC

    The Environment Agency has slipped behind in its review of IPC authorisations - and efforts to clear the backlog will mean reduced inspections for much of this year

  • Farmers seek GM secrecy

    A spate of activist attacks on genetically modified crop trials has prompted farmers and biotech firms to demand that their locations be kept secret


  • EC re-think on eco-labelling

    The European Commission has gone back to the drawing board with its plans to revamp the flagging EC eco-label scheme



  • Curbs on industrial CO2

    Ministers are considering new measures to curb CO2 emissions - including voluntary agreements, taxes and emissions trading

  • Waste strategy consultation

    The Government is considering setting recycling targets for individual local authorities as part of a new waste strategy

UK policy

  • EC Environment Council

    EC Ministers agreed targets to cut greenhouse gases, along with Directives to improve air quality and on water resources


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