Day: 11 February 2005
Deregulation in the air for EU waste rules
The European Commission is considering changes to the EU's waste framework directive that could lead to significant deregulation of the waste sector. Its plans have emerged in a questionnaire to governments intended to inform a proposal for an EU thematic strategy on waste prevention and recycling, due out in June.
MPs speak out on environmental crime
"Environmental compliance barely registers with far too many businesses and why should it when they know their illegal actions are likely to remain undetected and largely unpunished?" Peter Ainsworth MP, chairman of the Environmental Audit Committee, said at the launch of its second report on corporate environmental crime.
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