Steady improvement in compliance with environmental permitting conditions among industries regulated by the Environment Agency appears to have stalled. Gareth Simkins reports
New controls setting limits on the pollutant levels that new medium-sized combustion plants in England and Wales can emit come into force in December. Gabor Antony examines the implications
The Environment Agency is promising a transformation in how it assesses permit compliance. But many questions remain, finds Simon Pickstone
The Environment Agency (EA) has refused to grant an environmental permit for the operation of a petfood factory on the outskirts of Blackburn
The operators of the Stanlow refinery and petrochemical complex on the Mersey estuary have been granted exceptions from meeting limits on water and air pollution
Major data centre firm Telehouse is seeking an environmental permit for its backup generators, which have been in place unlawfully at its Docklands site in London for years
The UK could soon have its first energy-from-waste (EfW) plant able to process more than one million tonnes of waste per year, after the operator of a Cheshire facility lodged an application for a permit variation
A business in Northampton has been ordered to pay £22,200 in fines, costs and compensation after it admitted breaching an abatement notice demanding it stops fumes from its biomass boiler causing a nuisance
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