The NHS is to become a better corporate citizen by looking at the ways it procures goods and services, manages its waste and runs its buildings.
Leaders of local government are calling for a wider adoption of schemes that reward the pockets of parents prepared to use real nappies.
The slow pace of land decontamination in Scotland is leaving vast areas polluted with toxic residues from coalmining and industry, a new survey reveals.
The construction industry is bound to be in the front line for enforcement with the amendment of UK noise regulations. The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 lower acceptable noise levels in the workplace across the board.
Brownsea Island is owned by the National Trust and sits at the entrance to Poole Harbour, Dorset. Both the harbour and the island are sites of special scientific interest.
The UK Pipe Jacking Association has issued a guide to regulatory compliance for the management of process arisings from tunnels and other earthworks.
May Gurney Utility Services has won two long-term water network framework contracts.
Work recently started on delivery for Folkestone & Dover Water, part of the Veolia Water group, which helps increase May Gurney's presence in the southeast of England.
After several flooding occurrences over the past few years, the most recent being December 2004, the Environmental Agency entered into a framework agreement with Volker Stevin for a £6M flood alleviation scheme.
Since mid-July 2005, Severn Trent Water, which serves the water and sewerage needs of the Midland region in the UK, has been undertaking a major foul/storm water sewer project in the City of Derby.
Scottish business customers will be free to choose their service provider by 1 April, 2008.
The rule changes result from a framework for the introduction and regulation of competition in the Scottish water industry under the Water Services (Scotland) Act 2005.
Ofwat has laid out plans to strengthen compensation protection for customers who suffer sewer flooding.
Both the private and public sector elements of the water sector depend on a reliable supply of well trained university graduates to maintain and develop their skills and knowledge bases.
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