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Four employees exposed to hazardous substances

Nasmyth Technologies Limited have been fined after causing significant ill health to four employees after exposing them to a chemical spill.

Between 150 and 200 litres of a chemical prepara...

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Drayton Manor theme park sentenced following death of schoolgirl

Theme park, Drayton Manor, have been sentenced after the death of 11 year-old Evha Jannath on 9 May 2017.

The schoolgirl was on a class trip to the park when she fell out of a raft on the S...

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New Green Gas forum launched

The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) have launched a new hydrogen working group focused on driving the clean hydrogen agenda.

The new 'Green Gas forum' is replaci...

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Local Authority Treescapes fund launched

A new £2.7 million fund has been announced by the Government to help increase tree planting and the regeneration of nature in local communities.

The money which stems from the Governm...

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Builders urged to meet waste duty of care

Building and construction sites produce significant amounts of waste which, if not dealt with correctly, can be environmentally damaging and also harmful to human health. This is why the

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NI company found guilty of corporate manslaughter

H&M Engineering & Roofing Specialists (NI) Limited, were fined a total of £75,000 after pleading guilty to five health and safety offences as well as a charge of c...

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West End theatre conversion rejected

An appeal concerning the conversion of a grade II listed theatre in London's West End into a hotel has been dismissed following a 12-day inquiry.

Constructed in 1931, the Saville Theatre wa...

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Government planning transport carbon improvements

The Government has announced funding worth around £54 million will be available to innovative green projects in the transport sector. The hope is that around 10,000 UK jobs will be secured du...

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Bioelectric hybrid plane in development

A bioelectric hybrid plane, Beha, is currently in development by UK startup Faradair.

The 18-seater bioelectric hybrid plane will use electric motors to power...

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First Global Rewilding Day

On spring equinox some of the UK's nature projects will be celebrated in the first Global Rewilding Day.

The day will be celebrated with virtual events that will share knowledge,...

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Invasive crayfish brought to Wales without a licence for I'm A Celeb's Bushtucker Trials

According to an investigation by UK wildlife charity Buglife, the makers of 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!' brought invasive crayfish to North Wales without a licence when filming the prog...

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Environmental principles Consultation launched

Even though the passage of the landmark Environment Bill through Parliament is currently temporarily delayed, the Department for Environment, Food a...

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National Plan 2040 for the development of Wales published

The Welsh Government has published a new National Plan 2040 which influences all levels of the planning system and aims to shape the future of Wales.

The new spatial strategy recognises fou...

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Safety alert for road tanker pressure/vacuum relief valves

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a safety alert addressed to users of tank containers and road tankers, haulage companies and those servicing pressure/vacuum...

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One year on for waste crime taskforce

The Joint Unit for Waste Crime (JUWC) has celebrated its first anniversary.

Its role, encompassing the whole of the UK, has been to crack down on criminals and gangs who commit serious and...

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