A quarter of Ireland's waste water treatment plants are discharging raw sewage into the sea and rivers with either basic or no treatment.
A $1 billion desalination plant in Western Australia has been given the go ahead by the federal government.
A group of Central Asian countries has held a top-level summit aimed at tackling the problem of Soviet-era radioactive waste.
The US government is spending millions of dollars demolishing and rebuilding Cold War era uranium contaminated buildings on Native American land.
A local council in Northern Ireland has been fined more than £20,500 for dumping waste without a licence.
London is becoming more environmentally friendly, according to a new report examining quality of life in the capital.
A multi-billion dollar programme giving millions of householders free ceiling insulation has been launched by the Australian government.
UK householder energy use and bills will be cut thanks to £3.5 billion worth of energy company investment, the government says.
The threat of severe water scarcity is forcing world governments to invest in desalination technology, industry experts claim.
US environmental watchdogs have published a list of dangerous toxic power plant coal dumps that could cost human lives.
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