Environment News:

Environment Agency steps in over 'smelly building site'
…The Environment Agency has demanded that a foul-smelling building site must…. The Environment Agency said: "Whilst it is not possible to prevent all smells, we required…


Brexit 'could damage UK environment'
… a new, independent, statutory body to hold government to account on environmental… on environmental principles to apply following EU Exit. “We are consulting as widely…The environment is still at risk of damage after Brexit, according to a cross…


'Hostile environment' checks paused after Windrush scandal
environment" policy after ministers said part of it had been paused. Data-sharing aimed…. This was part of what has been called the "hostile environment" approach to curbing illegal… for those affected. "When she says pause, why not scrap this hostile environment which…


Scott Pruitt quits as head of US environment agency
…Scandal-hit Scott Pruitt has resigned as head of the US Environmental… climate accords. In his turn Mr Trump has praised him for cutting back environmental… and repealing many measures designed to protect the environment. Mr Trump had become fed up…


Welsh microbeads ban 'to protect environment'
… an adverse impact on marine life. Environment minster Hannah Blythyn said the ban… is needed to protect the environment.…


Ian Knox's cartoons on display in Belfast
… the built environment can become politically charged. Mr Knox has been the cartoonist… critique of the built environment with a new audience." Among the works on display…


Nigerian entrepreneur turning old tyres into furniture
… into furniture by a female entrepreneur. Olabanke Banjo says she's helping the environment…. If I don't take care of my environment, who will?" Video Journalist: Dan Ikpoyi…


Major sewage pollution incidents increase
…, the Environment Agency reports. It says whilst general water quality is higher than it's been… the environment. Pollution incidents have continued, though, and often in the past wealthy… to protecting and enhancing the environment. "In addition, the water industry has invested…


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…


Hot summer leading to 'toxic' algae
… on to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, so it can inform local authorities. He said…