Month: February 2002
US Power company to spend over US$337 million to cut emissions
A US power company is to spend just over US$337 million on eliminating the vast majority of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions from two New Jersey power plants, following an agreement reached with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).
European Court returns condemning judgement on UK and Italy waste management plans
The European Court of Justice has ordered the UK to pay costs as a penalty for failing to comply with three EU directives by providing incomplete waste management plans for the whole of it’s territory up to the year 2000.
Detergent industry increasing environmental commitment
Between 1996 and 2000, there was a 46% increase in the number of companies committed to the detergent industry’s code of good environmental practice, with 179 companies in 18 countries now taking part in the scheme, representing an average of more than 90% of the European industry.
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