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Environmental risk review, 2021, Q2: Chemicals

Environmental risk review, 2021, Q2: Chemicals

The key compliance deadlines and policy changes to expect in the near future, and the critical forthcoming obligations to prepare for under the new UK REACH chemicals regime

Data

Regulation

Access denied: SEPA's battle to restore operations in the aftermath of a crippling cyber-attack

Access denied: SEPA's battle to restore operations in the aftermath of a crippling cyber-attack

It could take the Scottish Environment Protection Agency two years to fully recover from a cyber-attack that locked it out of most of its data and systems, according to the regulator. While a backlog of permit applications is building up, SEPA's boss says key activities are still being carried out

Waste water & sewage

MAPPED: the 100 sites that discharged the most untreated sewage in 2020

Click through to view an interactive map with details of 100 sites that together discharged untreated sewage for more than 480,000 hours last year – each site on average dumping raw sewage for 200 days across 2020

Hazardous waste

MAPPED: England and Wales’ toxic legacy landfills

An ENDS investigation has located hundreds of buried landfills containing hazardous waste across England and Wales. Search ENDS' map to see if there's one close to you

Infographics

Data check: Britain's darkening skies

Data check: Britain's darkening skies

A nationwide star count in February has revealed a significant drop in light pollution across the UK

Water

Infographic: Focus on sewage spills in England

One hundred sites discharged untreated sewage for more than 480,000 hours last year, this month's map of Environment Agency data shows

Regulation

Data check: Why the EA is recording fewer pollution incidents

The number of pollution incidents recorded by the Environment Agency are falling ENDS looks at the data

Case studies

Water

The debrief: How an innovative sewage treatment project could help clean up rivers

The debrief: How an innovative sewage treatment project could help clean up rivers

With water companies coming under increasing pressure to clean up their act in relation to river pollution, a project in Gloucestershire could offer a natural approach that delivers wider environmental benefits than traditional solutions

Flooding

The debrief: How an innovative beach restoration scheme is helping to protect homes and industry from flooding

Concrete and rock have long been the go-to materials for coastal defences, but an innovative scheme on the Norfolk coast looked instead to restoring and reprofiling a beach to help protect homes and industry from North Sea storm

Agriculture & forestry

The debrief: How a breakfast cereals maker is working to boost biodiversity on farms

Striking a balance between meeting consumer demands and the need to protect nature has historically been difficult to achieve, but one food company and its supplying farmers have found a more mutually beneficial approach

Planning & land use

The debrief: How an infrastructure firm is working to deliver biodiversity net gain

With the Environment Bill making its way through parliament, 2021 looks set to be the year that biodiversity net gain takes a significant step forward in England. But in Scotland, one firm is already working to deliver it

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