Day: 1 May 2001
WWT on the impact of the proposed single Scottish water authority: Size is important for Scots
As WWT reported last month, it is likely Scotland's water authorities Ð West of Scotland Water (WoSW), East of Scotland Water (EoSW) and North of Scotland Water (NoSW) Ð will be merged to form Scottish Water (SW), a single publicly-accountable entity to handle the country's water and wastewater services.
UK cuts greenhouse gas emissions as Euro MEPs back lower levels
Improving air quality, particularly in urban environments remains a key priority at global, national and local government levels, with councils in the UK having to take increasing responsibility for monitoring and managing pollution levels. In this feature LAWE reports on recent developments and runs the rules over new technology available to aid the campaign to clean up the atmosphere
Foot & mouth debacle proves need for independent regulators
If the muddle and buck passing that has characterised the management of the foot and mouth crisis has proved anything it is the absolute need to ensure that the nation’s health, safety and environmental regulators play a truly independent role in assessing risks and advising Government.
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