ENDS Report Daily
August 15, 2022
 

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Supreme Court grants permission to appeal in legal battle over new oil drilling in Surrey Hills
Supreme Court grants permission to appeal in legal battle over new oil drilling in Surrey Hills

12 Aug 2022

The Supreme Court will consider whether emissions from the downstream use of fossil fuels should be the subject of environmental impact assessment after it granted permission to appeal in a controversial case over new oil drilling near the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Plans to reduce sewage in rivers due ‘shortly’, DEFRA says

The government will publish its plan to reduce discharges from storm overflows 'shortly', DEFRA has said, following press reports that the strategy has been delayed

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Former company director fined £11,200 for exporting banned waste

The Environment Agency has prosecuted an ex-company director for illegally exporting household waste including nappies, textiles and electrical items to Indonesia

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Farmers call for review of EA’s ‘aggressive, heavy handed approach’ to ‘minor’ infractions

The Environment Agency has been accused of taking a 'heavy handed approach' to 'minor' farming infractions at the expense of major pollution issues

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Government to identify fishing bycatch ‘hotspots’ as part of initiative to tackle problem

The government is to identify 'hotspots' with high levels of unintentionally captured marine animals - known as bycatch - as part of a series of actions aimed at addressing the problem, but the plan has been branded as 'disappointing' by campaigners

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In-depth

 
The Dirty Man of Europe: Is the UK on a course to reprise its former title?
The Dirty Man of Europe: Is the UK on a course to reprise its former title?

11 Aug 2022

In his book, The Dirty Man of Europe, Chris Rose detailed the ecological misrule of Britain in the 1980s. Without pressure from Europe, he wrote, it is difficult to see how the country would have made any environmental progress in that period. Now the UK has left the EU, could we see a reprise of the unenviable title once again?

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The debrief: How the Greater Manchester Authority mapped the natural habitat on its doorstep
The debrief: How the Greater Manchester Authority mapped the natural habitat on its doorstep

11 Aug 2022

A government-funded pilot project in Greater Manchester has seen the creation of a new suite of maps and nature recovery priorities ahead of the roll-out of a legal requirement for all councils to have local nature recovery strategies

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Is the UK pulling its weight to make COP15 nature’s ‘Paris moment’?
Is the UK pulling its weight to make COP15 nature’s ‘Paris moment’?

11 Aug 2022

The UK will attend the major UN biodiversity summit COP15 later this year, leading a group of countries aiming to see the ambition to protect 30% of land and sea for nature by 2030 adopted in a global pact. But with negotiators dragging their heels can the summit still be nature’s ‘Paris moment’? Tess Colley reports

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ECO CHAMBER PODCAST SPECIAL: Feargal's fury, beaver fever and heatwave hellscapes
ECO CHAMBER PODCAST SPECIAL: Feargal's fury, beaver fever and heatwave hellscapes

02 Aug 2022

This specially extended episode features former Undertones frontman and keen angler Feargal Sharkey on who's to blame for the dismal state of England's rivers. The ENDS Report team also examines why the government has ditched two-thirds of its nature indicators this year, why England is heading for drought, why things are looking bright for beavers, and how the EU plans to monitor its environmental progress

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MAPPED: How dry weather is affecting England’s rivers Read More
 
Shredded: Doubts cast on Tory leadership candidate pledges to axe EU laws Read More
 
‘Outright whitewash’: DEFRA ditches 17 biodiversity indicators Read More
 
Permitting conditions temporarily relaxed for coal-fired power stations Read More
 
Development consent was given to Sizewell C in a ‘potentially legally flawed manner’, say lawyers Read More
 
Sunak v Truss: Who is the greenest? Read More
 
 

 
Assistant Project Manager - Wales

Key position within the Environment Department Projects Team, assisting and leading on the project management of often complex, strategically important projects.

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Principal Environmental Analyst

Our mission is to protect and recover the environment. We do this by holding government and public bodies to account.

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Lead Specialist Advisor - Terrestrial Species Policy

Natural Resources Wales is a Welsh Government sponsored body, responsible for the management of the natural resources of Wales. We employ over 2,000 staff across Wales.

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Conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends.

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