Environment News:

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…


How the plastic in your beauty regime could be harming the environment
… eyeliner or mascara however, your beauty routine may be less environmentally friendly… routine could be harming the environment. Around 12.2m tonnes of plastic waste… are deposited in the marine environment each year, according to The Green Alliance…


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…


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…


No environment laws broken in A6 road scheme, says Agency
… grounds. He claimed the proper environmental assessments had not been carried out…. The Department for Infrastructure had given a commitment in its environmental statement…An Environment Agency investigation into work on a £160m roads scheme…


Windrush: What is the 'hostile environment' immigration policy?
…The 'hostile environment' immigration policy has been blamed for the Windrush…, benefits and pensions and stripped of their jobs. But what is the 'hostile environment


Pupils ditch plastic straws to save the environment
… Joseph's Catholic Primary in Tredegar, said they wanted to help save the environment


'Dracula castle' Slains granted Historic Environment Scotland listed status
… been awarded listed status by Historic Environment Scotland (HES). The Irish author…


New tougher MOT tests come into force
… sure they do not pose an environmental risk. The full list can be found here… is a "direct and immediate risk to road safety or has a serious impact on the environment… the vehicle's safety, put other road users at risk or have an impact on the environment