Proposals to use a natural capital calculator to assess the harm from water pollution incidents could see perpetrators face steeper financial penalties, one firm’s analysis indicates. Conor McGlone investigates
There will be no new funding for low-carbon energy until its effects on consumer bills is reduced, says the Treasury
Farmers would welcome a tougher stance from DEFRA on household waste, but the waste industry says the move is unnecessary
ENDS sets out the environment secretary’s top seven revelations as heard during an Environment Food and Rural Affairs committee evidence session
Landowners could be liable for historic contaminated land after the Court of Appeal ruled that a local authority could not be held liable for an old landfill site because it had restructured.
Restrictions and liability cover requirements for low-level nuclear waste disposal and for transport of nuclear materials are to be eased
Lawyers are calling for an independent supervisory body and new national mechanisms to hold government and public authorities to account for their environmental law responsibilities after Brexit
Volkswagen has refused to pay the cost of setting up a post-dieselgate government market surveillance unit, although it has contributed to testing car pollution compliance
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