Radioactively contaminated land will now be dealt with under the contaminated land regime, after revised legislation comes into force on Friday.
PV panels have made their entry onto the high street, appearing on the shelves of a major electronics retailer this week.
Plans to redirect London's overflowing sewage away from the River Thames began to take shape as the Government identified two concrete solutions. The remaining question is whether there will be one tunnel or two.
New EU legislation could put an end to the re-use of sewage sludge in farming, as controls on soil contaminants are beefed up.
A new lobby group launched this week will fight the corner for the Scottish land remediation industry, as the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) steps up its efforts in Scotland.
Defra has been told it must cut its planned expenditure over the next six months by £200m after being caught short by the spiralling costs of implementing the new farm payment system and keeping bird flu at bay.
Small scale fly tipping is costing the country millions every month, according to data released by Defra this week, and councils are being urged to do more to nip the problem in the bud rather than pick up the tab for expensive clear-up operations.
As the Ministry of Defence has become more open to scrutiny, it has grown more environmentally aware. Dr Trevor Perry reports on the environmental management of a major design and procurement project
The WEEE Directive will make UK manufacturers responsible for the 1M tonnes of electrical waste produced every year. Delays in its implementation have made businesses complacent - but now it is just around the corner. James Skidmore reports
When Tom Idle visited Ikea to ask UK environment manager Charlie Browne why it decided to charge for its carrier bags, he met a company constantly striving to be the best
The drought in the South-east has bought into focus the management of water resources. Jon Reed reviews what water companies and the Environment Agency can do to manage demand
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