Environment News:

Risk of water shortages for England warns Environment Agency
… to curb water use and wastage, the Environment Agency has warned. Its new report says… to the Environment Agency, extraction of groundwater - the water beneath the earth's surface… to change our attitudes to water use," said Emma Howard Boyd, the Environment Agency…


Scots urged to drink tap water from reusable bottles
… are clear. It's good for the pocket, good for the environment and good for your health…-buds. Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham said: "This is a fantastic… the switch to reusable bottles if they can as it will help protect the environment


Children talk about plastics in the environment
…Plans to cut the use of disposable plastic products in Wales are to be set out by the Welsh Government. They will include working with other parts of the UK on a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers. Access to drinking water…


Sheffield motorists face school idling fines
… their engines running at the school gates," he said. "This is so damaging to the environment


No-deal Brexit plans discussed at British Irish Council
… of the body, which was set up under the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. The marine environment… is meant to be the marine environment, but Brexit is bound to loom large, especially…


Illegal immigration: Has the 'hostile environment' worked?
… five years were designed to create a "hostile environment" for illegal immigrants… differently from legal migrants." The hostile environment Private landlords are required… the hostile environment policies have been. Read more from Reality Check Read more from…


Ex-PM's adviser on 'hostile environment'
… known as the "hostile environment" policy, hit the Conservative Party's chances… the prominence of the "hostile environment" phrase in the last government. But he told Radio…


'Architectural gem' near Ancrum to be restored
Environment Fund, WREN's FCC Scottish Action Fund and BCCF Environmental. The members have… Grade B by Historic Environment Scotland. Due to a lack of clarity over ownership…


Environment prize goes to Flint water activist
… in Flint, Michigan, is one of the recipients of the prestigious Goldman Environmental… documents about the Flint water system. She then teamed up with environmental engineer… by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The contamination was traced…


Plastic microbeads in cosmetics to be banned in Wales
… into force in England and Scotland on Tuesday. Microbeads are a major environmental… the drain. Environment Minister Hannah Blythyn said: "Microbeads in rinse-off products… and is an important step to safeguarding our marine environment." Plastic pollution: Litter…