Environment News:

Major sites rated 'poor' on environment protection
… with environmental protection measures, BBC Scotland can reveal. Petroineos at Grangemouth… environmental compliance is "non-negotiable". The figures are a measure of how much sites… tools to ensure sites abide by the regulations. "We're clear, environmental


Plastic straws could be banned, suggests Michael Gove
… there were "some steps we might want to take environmentally that we can't yet." But Vice… "racing ahead" to respond to "understandable environmental concerns" without having…Environment Secretary Michael Gove has suggested that plastic straws could…


Droylsden 'big stink' cause investigated by Environment Agency
… it is being used as a dump. The Environment Agency (EA) said it was examining several…


Stewartby incinerator approved by Environment Agency
…A controversial incinerator has been granted final approval. The Environment… Energy has rejected any possible contamination fears, while the Environment Agency…


Michael Gove tells water firms to clean up their act
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has warned water companies he is ready…


Have the Tories blown hot and cold on the environment?
… Street aides to "get rid of all the green crap" - referring to environmental levies… has said, praising her party's "proud heritage" of protecting the environment. She… the environment as a key issue for his party when he took over as leader in 2005. "Vote Blue…


Environment strategy aims to stop needless plastic waste
… called plastic waste "one of the great environmental scourges of our time", adding… will microbead ban have? Asked after her speech about her own environmental credentials, she… Thursday's announcements are the culmination of an environmental week for the government…


Theresa May unveils 25 year plan to 'nurture' environment
…" the environment, calling it a a "national plan with international ambitions".…


Gove backs seasonal workers scheme for UK farms after Brexit
…, in standards and in the off-shoring of environmental impact," he said. "British farmers…, Michael Gove has signalled. The environment secretary said the case for a seasonal…


Roads close for River Hull flood defence work
… in the centre of Hull. The Environment Agency (EA) said the work along a 657ft (200m…