Environment News:

Low-lying flood affected areas 'priority' for Environment Agency
…, the Environment Agency (EA) has said. Earlier this month, more than 1,000 acres of farmland… to figure out what we can do going forward." The Environment Agency said the sheer…


Black Friday: Brands opt out for environment reasons
… in the Black Friday sales because of environmental reasons. The Make Friday Green Again… just cost money, it has an environmental cost too. This depends on how it was made…, the smaller your environmental footprint. It could also save you money. Dr Patsy Perry…


From Olympian to environment activist
… across Europe. But Slovenian Environment Minister Marko Maver said hydropower…


Doubts grow over UK environment protection post-Brexit
… had four chances to guarantee equal environmental standards after Brexit, but have… Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) to take on the job of ensuring ministers…. Mary Creagh, the Environmental Audit Committee chair, said: "The only reason…


Who should I vote for? General election 2019 policy guide
…The UK's main parties have begun to announce their campaign promises ahead of a general election on 12 December. To help you decide who you might vote for, use this guide to compare where the parties currently stand on the key issues. This…


'Challenging environment' blamed for Swindon retail complex store closures
environment" for the closure of three businesses within five years. The £50m Regent Circus… environment is well documented and we have every sympathy for those who were employed…


What's in the government's new environment bill?
…A bill to tackle environmental priorities is to be published by the government… watchdog, the Office for Environmental Protection, is being created to hold… environmental standards. But campaigners fear that the new watchdog could be muzzled, tamed…


Brazil environment: Clean-up on beaches affected by oil spill
… sea turtles, two seabirds and one fish have been found dead, the environmental… for the oil. Vast oil spill hits dozens of beaches Fines for environmental crimes drop… a response, saying the spill has caused environmental damage in an area spanning 2,100km…


Flooding causes problems in west Dorset
… Dorchester Bypass. The Environment Agency has issued flood warnings - meaning flooding…


Queen's Speech: New laws on crime, health and the environment
… Johnson's government has set out "ambitious" policies on crime, health, the environment… of detentions. An environment bill to "enshrine principles in law" and set legally binding…