The first four priority catchments for abstraction reform have been named by the Environment Agency (EA).
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
Water companies will invest £5bn on environmental measures by 2025 in a plan set out by the Environment Agency (EA).
The Environment Agency (EA) has written to Bradford Council urging it to drop its support for the development of an industrial park on stilts on a category 3 floodplain.
The Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales are proposing amendments to the environmental permitting regime in relation to flood-risk activities. Hamish Hall sets out the changes
Also in the news: Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions fall 49%, NI men fined £6,000 for waste offences, Textiles BREF talks kick off, Wastewater treatment plants ‘important source’ of microplastics
Ancient woodland and red squirrels are under threat from the development of a holiday park in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, according to an ecological assessment carried out for the project’s applicants
Rare and threatened wildlife in UK waters are to be protected through a tranche of new marine conservation zones (MCZs) under plans set out in a consultation unveiled today by environment secretary Michael Gove
Government-owned utility firm Northern Ireland Water has been ordered to pay out £40,000 after pleading guilty to a potentially harmful pollution spill that affected 400 metres of a river in County Londonderry
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
The Environment Agency has published a water pollution calculator for water companies and industry to use when making enforcement undertaking offers following pollution incidents
DEFRA is consulting for a second time on the thresholds which will determine whether water supply projects can be considered under the fast-track planning regime for big infrastructure schemes after an earlier consultation exercise delivered no clear consensus
Quick links to key documents and reports, powered by
Cardiff | JSM Associates
London | JSM Associates
Bristol or London | SLR Consulting Ltd
London | JSM Associates
Salford Quays, Manchester | SLR Consulting Ltd
News about the waste-to-energy and biomass energy industries from one of our sister sites www.endswasteandbioenergy.com/.