Data & Insight

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DATA & INSIGHT 

Data: permit appeals

How did the handful of businesses that have overturned Environment Agency permitting decisions manage to succeed at appeal?

INFOGRAPHIC

Carbon emissions

The UK has done much to reduce its carbon emissions since 1990 but transport remains stuck in the slow lane

CASE STUDY

Recyling strategy

How Stroud District Council almost doubled its recycling rate in two years


Data

Land, Ecology & Development

Could offshore wind farms be about to face further planning hurdles?

Could offshore wind farms be about to face further planning hurdles?

Around 1,900 turbines are in operation or in the pipeline near the Flamborough to Filey Coast SPA off the North Yorkshire coast. As the North Sea gets increasingly crowded, concerns are growing over the accumulative impacts of wind farms on protected sites

Regulation

Why the waste exemption regime is heading for reform

There are 487,432 waste exemptions held in England with many sites holding multiple registrations. Plans to tighten up the system follow fears it is open to abuse and tricky to comply with

Environmental Law

Compliance: Ineos's Seal Sands plant's permit performance

Ineos has announced that its Seal Sands acrylonitrile plant on Teesside faces closure, citing the cost of environmental regulation among the reasons behind its decision. The plant has a poor record of compliance with its environmental permits over recent years, Environment Agency data shows

Infographics

Waste

The Environment Agency's waste crime performance in 4 charts

The Environment Agency's waste crime performance in 4 charts

Environment Agency data released today reveals that the agency has made little progress on closing down illegal sites and inspecting waste exports

Waste

Data check: The carbon impacts of household waste in Scotland

Recent figures from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency reveal that the carbon impact of household waste is falling while incineration levels continue to rise

Air

Map: The UK areas with illegally high air pollution

Latest air pollution data shows that more than 80% of UK reporting zones have illegal levels of pollution. Click through to view an interactive map showing by how much each zone is breaching EU legal limits

Case studies

Agriculture & forestry

The debrief: How farmers in England could deliver green gains after Brexit

The debrief: How farmers in England could deliver green gains after Brexit

A first-of-its-kind farming scheme in the UK could offer a new model for farming subsidy payments for improving nature after leaving the EU

Sustainability

The debrief: How a Belgian cement plant is blazing a trail to net-zero emissions

The cement industry has a long journey ahead if it is to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement. One carbon capture demonstration project shows a possible way forward

Land, Ecology & Development

The debrief: How a partnership is transforming a scarred moorland landscape

The soils in some areas of peatland in the South Pennines were more acidic than lemon juice. Years of work by a pioneering partnership to improve the condition of the moors is returning degraded blanket bog to an active state

Biodiversity / conservation

The debrief: How a developer-funded warden system is saving seabirds in the Solent

Developers, who are contributing to extra pressure on coastal birds with the houses they build, are funding the cost of mitigating the impacts

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