A sales woman has been fined for selling fake asbestos packaging and producing false certification.
The number of ongoing legal cases against member states believed to have infringed EU green laws almost doubled last year, with the majority of problems arising in the field of waste legislation.
Fungi living on the roots of plants could help remove toxic metals from the soil as well as helping plants find nutrients for themselves.
A round of tit-for-tat diplomacy on the fringes of the EU looks set to leave the Belarus-Lithuania border an environmental disaster area.
An extensive examination of Ireland's public waste-water infrastructure has found that Ireland is now well placed to refocus investment towards rehabilitation and reinforcement of the infrastructure.
Drinks giant Coca Cola has been ordered to close a bottling plant in Kerala, India for failing to comply with pollution regulations.
While government think tanks and big business ponder ways to increase recycling rates and reduce the mountains of waste still going to landfill, a growing grassroots network is making inroads on a global problem.
Authorities in Taiwan have been issuing members of public with binoculars, notebooks and cameras to help them fight the rising tide of industrial polluters.
Consultation has started on new rules which should help protect the environment from agricultural damage.
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