Day: 12 April 2001
Environment Agency emphasises its involvement in carcass disposal
Following a number of complaints regarding the disposal of carcasses of livestock slaughtered in the attempt to eradicate foot and mouth disease, the Environment Agency has emphasised that it is continuing to work closely with the Ministry of Agriculture (MAFF) and the army on disposal issues.
Judge jails fish farmer for waste offences
A judge at Doncaster Crown Court has sent a Selby fish farmer to jail for four months after he admitted three offences of knowingly keeping controlled waste on land where no waste management licence was in force, and for one offence of knowingly depositing controlled waste.
International environment organisation calls for more research into Asian brown haze
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has emphasised the need for more knowledge of the interactions between global warming, ozone, and the Asian brown haze covering much of the Indian subcontinent and much of the ocean during the winter.
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