The Dutch government has sparked surprise and anger by reneging on new EU buildings energy efficiency rules and calling for their renegotiation.
Twenty two developers have been selected by English Partnerships, the national regeneration agency, to bring brownfield land back into use as part of a pilot programme across 14 local authorities.
Ireland has launched a public consultation paper on ways to prevent water courses becoming polluted with nitrates from agricultural run-off.
A two-day conference has brought out business' big guns and Government leaders to stress the vital role of the private sector in tackling climate change.
The Government's new Decontamination service formally opened this week, offering expert advice and guidance to decontaminate buildings and the environment after chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear incidents.
IWEX 2005, (18-20 October, NEC, Birmingham), will offer its UK exhibitors and visitors the opportunity to develop their international business activities.
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