Despite many breaches, there have been no fines or prosecutions under new farming water pollution rules during the two years they have been in force. Has the government told the Environment Agency to take a light-touch approach? Wil Crisp reports... Read more
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The government 'lacks a plan for how it will achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050' despite setting the target in law almost two years ago, according to a cross party group of MPs
Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng is axing a panel of business leaders that was set up to advise the government on its industrial strategy, prompting suggestions that the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy could soon be remoulded and rebranded
The government will not ensure that its new 'super deduction' tax, aimed at encouraging firms to invest in new equipment, will be targeted only at 'clean, green growth' rather than benefiting oil firms or other carbon-intensive industries, a Treasury minister has told the Environmental Audit Committee's inquiry into biodiversity and ecosystems
A typo in the transposition of the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive into UK law has changed the existing maximum permitted concentration value of Cadmium from 0.01% to 0.1%
The chancellor gave a boost to infrastructure and green finance yesterday but critics say Rishi Sunak missed an opportunity to turbocharge a green industrial revolution. ENDS takes a look at some of the winners and losers from yesterday’s Budget
Measures set out in the Environment Bill, particularly around mandatory electronic tracking and producer responsibility, could have major implications for waste compliance. Conor McGlone reports
Interview: Dark Waters hero Robert Bilott on the poisoning of a nation and his 20-year battle with a chemicals giant
US attorney Robert Bilott has worked for two decades to get justice for those harmed by ‘forever chemical’ PFOA, with his efforts leading to multi-million dollar legal payouts, a Hollywood movie and the shocking revelation that every American has the substance in their blood. But the battle is far from over, and now it’s global
Plans for the development of Britain’s first new deep coal mine in decades has generated fierce debate
A change to international rules means plastic waste exports will make further headlines in 2021, and the UK government’s approach has already come under fire
The Environment Agency has set out plans to safeguard water supplies and protect the environment in some of England’s most seriously water stressed areas, which are soon to double in number, though abstraction reform still looks to be a way off
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