ENDS Report Issue 327, April 2002

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  • CO2 emissions on the rise

    The UK's carbon dioxide emissions have increased for the second year running - casting doubt over the prospects for meeting the Government's CO2 reduction target

  • Cement companies and IPPC

    Cement firms want to increase use of waste fuels to reduce emissions - but have not fully justified the plans in their IPPC applications

Waste management

  • Wastepack under fire

    Ministers have attacked the major packaging waste compliance scheme Wastepack for failing to meeting its obligations - and the UK has missed its overall recovery target


  • Row over Whitehall timber

    Greenpeace has attacked the Government's green procurement policies, accusing it of using illegally logged African hardwoods


UK policy

  • Landfill regulations at last

    Regulations to implement the EU landfill Directive have been laid before Parliament - with some key changes from last year's draft


  • Agency's risk rating plans

    The Environment Agency plans to amend its OPRA risk appraisal scheme - with the promise of lower regulatory fees and fewer inspections for better performing companies


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