The construction industry can save money and help the environment by signing up to voluntary soil management rules, Government has said.
The government has given Staffordshire County Council £122.4m to build a hi-tech energy-from-waste plant to cut landfill levels and generate electricity.
The last ten years of environmental regulation have seen dramatic falls in pollution and a cut in the amount of waste produced - but there is still a lot of work to do.
Water companies in England and Wales have all hit or beaten their leakage targets for 2007-08, according to Ofwat's latest figures.
Conservationists are urging the Indian government to seek international protection for the country's wetlands at a summit in Korea later this year.
The number of households in Wales recycling is now almost nine in ten, according to a government report.
Fears a Spanish high speed train link could damage Barcelona's iconic Gaudi cathedral has prompted the European Union's ombudsman to request evidence that the environmental impact has been considered.
Three operators on an American construction site have paid almost $15,000 to settle charges that they failed to protect downstream waters from pollution.
MPs and industry experts are calling for pollution controls on construction equipment used on London Olympics sites to prevent "killer" air quality.
Major air pollutants from vehicles have dropped by 20% in Beijing thanks to vehicle restrictions for next month's Olympics, officials have said.
Almost a fifth of the wood imported into the EU in 2006 could have come from illegal sources, the WWF has said.
The amount of packaging used on everyday groceries has stopped growing despite a 1.8% increase in sales.
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