Living near a busy road can lead to asthma and stunt lung development according to a Californian study involving almost 4,000 children.
The company responsible for the notorious 2005 benzene spill in China's Songhua River has been given the maximum fine allowed under environmental law.
The old way of tracking emissions via dozens of spreadsheets is risky if not impossible. Real-time solutions are now becoming vital. Paul Reinermann reports
In a new feature, Hewlett Packard's environmental manager Bruno Zago and WEEE programme manager Kirsty McIntyre act as a mouthpiece for the manufacturing industry, and reveal how their firm is leading the way. Interviews by Tom Idle
After six long years, guidelines for best practice in ecological impact assessment have been drawn up. Mick Hall reports
The Stern Review is billed as "the most important report on the future". But, asks Caroline White, what will it mean for business?
A new coalition has been formed to drive forward the concept that environmental standards determine long-term economic success. Adrian Wilkes reports on the Aldersgate Group
As with all dust, fume and odour control applications for waste processing, the first stage is to understand what generates the dust, fume and odour. Then a solution can be put in place, say Adrian Sharpe and Andy Quail
County Cork Council has operated a pay-by-weight system for refuse collection since 2003. Enda Kiernan explains how the scheme works and charts its progress to date
One alternative technology to mass burn incineration is the use of steam - it's fast, clean and eco-friendly, says Peter Lawrence
A leading US EfW operator is looking to make inroads into the UK by offering a complete solution, from infrastructure design to service operation
A hierachy for utilising residual waste as an energy resource could prove valuable when developing future recovery strategies. Chris Coggins puts forward his case
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