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November 18, 2019
 
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Enforcement undertakings: Britain's 10 largest settlements
Enforcement undertakings: Britain's 10 largest settlements

11 Nov 2019

Since 2015, companies that commit certain offences under environmental permitting regulations have been able to offer voluntary enforcement undertakings (EUs) to the environment agencies to avoid criminal sanctions. Conor McGlone looks through some of the largest settlements

 
 
Why calls for a plastic waste export ban have divided industry
Why calls for a plastic waste export ban have divided industry

08 Nov 2019

Calls for a ban on plastic exports from one of the UK’s largest waste firms have both public and political support. But many in the waste sector still believe that exports are necessary, finds Conor McGlone

 
 

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NRW holds back evidence ‘to protect the public purse’

The Welsh environment regulator held back evidence to avoid unnecessary legal fees during the unsuccessful prosecution of a refuse-derived fuel firm, it has said

 
DEFRA reveals rise of organised criminal fly-tipping activity

The risk of detection and enforcement is not keeping up with a rise in larger-scale fly-tipping, DEFRA statistics indicate

 
UK set to miss 2020 environment goals

The UK is set to miss key environmental targets from air pollution and water quality to tree planting and recycling, an investigation has found

 
 

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General election: What green pledges have the parties made so far?
General election: What green pledges have the parties made so far?

13 Nov 2019

With climate change and the environment set to be important issues in the general election campaign, ENDS takes a look at what the main parties have announced so far

 
 
Government waters down green non-regression pledge
Government waters down green non-regression pledge

11 Nov 2019

The government appears to have weakened its pledge to introduce a legally-binding commitment to uphold environmental standards after the UK leaves the EU

 
 
‘Huge icebergs of foam’: EA investigates mystery city centre river pollution

06 Nov 2019

The Environment Agency (EA) is investigating what type of pollution has left a city centre river covered in a mystery white foam

 
 

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Fines Monitor: live table
Fines Monitor: live table

19 Aug 2019

Click through to view a live table containing details of tens of millions of pounds of financial penalties issued by regulators in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland for breaches of environmental regulations

 

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