ENDS Report Daily
August 02, 2021
 

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Tory backbench group to ‘question consensus’ on net zero goals
Tory backbench group to ‘question consensus’ on net zero goals

02 Aug 2021

Tory MPs are planning to set up a new backbench group aimed at questioning the Westminster 'consensus' on the need to urgently curb greenhouse gas emissions, it has emerged

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Latest news

 
Biffa fined £1.5m for ‘reckless’ breach of export laws

Biffa has been ordered to pay £1.69m after being found guilty of illegally exporting to Asia material that was contaminated with household waste

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‘Serial transgressions’: HS2 breached wildlife licences nine times

HS2 has been issued with nine warnings since last April for breaching wildlife licences concerning the project’s handling of bats and newts

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High Court throws out government plans for Stonehenge tunnel

The High Court has quashed government plans to build a two-mile tunnel beneath Stonehenge, in a judicial review

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‘Truly shocking’: Massive fish kill receives tiny fine

One of south west England’s largest recorded fish kill events has led to fines totalling only £2,667

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Teen hospitalised after swimming in river

A teenager was sent to hospital after swallowing river water and two others fell ill after swimming in the Avon last week, exacerbating concerns over the dangers of England’s polluted waters

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In-depth
 
'A perfect storm': Are permitting delays threatening the government's growth agenda?
'A perfect storm': Are permitting delays threatening the  government's growth agenda?

01 Aug 2021

Despite repeated pledges from the EA to improve its service, ENDS has heard that permitting delays are still the norm. With the UK embarking on a major infrastructure building drive, experts say improvements are needed now in order to avoid a perfect storm. Conor McGlone reports

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‘Scant and misleading’: Why the EA is under fire for failing to increase water quality testing
‘Scant and misleading’: Why the EA is under fire for failing to increase water quality testing

01 Aug 2021

Campaign groups are calling for the Environment Agency (EA) to ramp up water quality monitoring as new figures reveal that the number of tests being carried out remains far below pre-pandemic levels. Wil Crisp reports

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Interview: Rebecca Pow on the latest amendments to the Environment Bill Read More
 
Government consults on overhaul of UK environmental regulation Read More
 
How the Environment Agency and a water firm discussed plans to silence residents over sewage pollution Read More
 
Biffa found guilty of exporting banned waste for second time Read More
 
COP15: Major biodiversity summit to be delayed again to 2022, negotiators told Read More
 
 

 
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