ENDS Report Issue 361, February 2005

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  • Race on site clean-up

    Remediation work on a notorious contaminated site in Wales is racing to meet the looming deadline on landfill of hazardous waste

  • Refineries lag on IPPC

    Standards of pollution control at European refineries vary widely - and the UK is merely an "average" performer

Waste management

  • Door closes on waste oil

    Power stations and roadstone plants will no longer be permitted to burn waste oil, the Environment Department has accepted


  • Move on green power tariffs

    Energy regulator Ofgem is calling for an accreditation scheme to oversee "green electricity" tariffs for business and householders



  • Attack on 'deregulation lobby'

    The Environmental Industries Commission has attacked scaremongering by industry and "inadequate" assessment of policies' impacts

UK policy

  • Showdown on ETS allocation

    The Government and the European Commission are locked in dispute over allocation for the EU emissions trading scheme

  • Battle on Scottish water

    The Scottish Executive has set out investment priorities for the water industry - but is risking heavy fines for breaching EU legislation

EU policy

  • EU work programme

    The new European Commission has set out plans for 2005, against a row over whether environmental policy is being downgraded


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