The House of Lords will debate an amendment today intended to fill the environmental ‘governance gap’ in the EU (Withdrawal) Bill
The European Parliament has backed a new EU regulation to prevent the ‘dieselgate’ scandal happening again and to ensure that car manufacturers do not cheat emission tests and face fines if they do
EU member state chemicals authorities have moved to assess groups of structurally similar substances, ensuring that more chemicals are assessed for toxicity, says a report from the European Chemicals Agency
Utility firm Severn Trent Water has been ordered to pay out nearly £420,000 after a hazardous chemical leak from a treatment works killed an estimated 30,000 fish and damaged 5km of ecology along a Derbyshire river
Revised regulations brought into force on 15 April ratchet up the UK’s target for biofuel use in transport in 2020 and again in 2032. Claire Petricca-Riding examines the implications
Draft council proposals for meeting nitrogen dioxide limits seen by ENDS indicate that potential public opposition to clean air measures is shaping the plans that are under consideration. Gareth Simkins reports
The government has suffered a defeat on its key Brexit bill after peers backed an amendment that would limit the power of ministers to change existing environmental protections from EU law without the approval of parliament
SEPA has served petrochemical companies ExxonMobil Chemical Ltd and Shell UK Ltd with final warning letters following an enhanced unplanned flaring event at the Mossmorran ethylene plant in Fife
The European Parliament endorsed on Wednesday a package of legislation setting binding targets on waste and recycling, a key part of the EU's ambitions for a more 'circular' economy
New laws are needed if the government is to deliver on its promise of a ‘green Brexit’, environmental groups warned today.
Environmental policies and powers are among 24 devolved areas where the UK government wants to temporarily retain control after Brexit. Catherine Early reports on the implications
The communities secretary has blocked plans to extract coal from a site near Druridge Bay in north east England, in what campaigners say is the first time the government has based a planning decision on climate change
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