The Philippines has drawn up a list of the top polluting firms in the country.
The European Commission is seeking the views of the public, water-planning experts and business organisations in a wide-ranging consultation to reduce the risk of floods.
British industry cut the amount of carbon dioxide it emits by 14.4 million tonnes last year - more than double the target set by government.
Countryside group the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has published a list of those councils 'wasting' the countryside by failing to make use of brownfield land or who are building at such low densities as to encourage urban sprawl.
A planned container port at Shellhaven in the Thames Estuary has been given conditional approval subject to providing improved transport links.
Despite its opposition to GMOs, the French government decided not to destroy a vast GM-contaminated maize crop, disregarding the wishes of its own Environment Minister, Dominique Voynet.
A lack of harmonisation in European Union rules on waste classification is imposing extra costs on businesses and creating uncertainty in the market, says a group of American companies based in the EU.
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