Pinewood studios submits expanded planning application

A new planning application for an £800 million expansion to an approved scheme has been submitted to Buckinghamshire Council by Pinewood Studios.

The new plans include an expanded sch...

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Ireland publish provisional GHG emissions for 1990-2021

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have published the

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Significant victory in cladding case

Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has won a hugely significant cladding case on behalf of its client, Martlet Homes Limited, in what is the first High Court judgment on a claim concerning fire safety...

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High Court rules on private companies' discharge rights

Two points have been considered in the appeal of The Manchester Ship Canal Company Ltd v United Utilities Water Ltd.

The case concerned a claim by the Manchester Ship Canal Company...

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Morrisons launch "carbon-neutral" eggs

Morrisons has launched a new line of "carbon-neutral" eggs from hens fed on insects bred on food waste.

The British grocery giant has said the eggs come from farms where hens are on a soya-...

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UK has wasted more than 1,300 GWh of wind since September 2021

The UK has wasted more than 1,300 GWh of wind since the start of the energy crisis in September 2021, due to the lack of energy storage capacity.

Energy storage developer Highview Power, su...

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Levelling Up Parks Fund announced

The Government has announced a new £9 million Levelling Up Parks Fund aimed at creating new or significantly refurbished green spaces in urban areas. Sums of up to £85,000 will be alloc...

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Electrician left with severe burns in explosion

An electrician was left with severe burns to 15% of his body after an explosion at a Liverpool warehouse.

On 22 September 2018 the electrician was repairing an electric fault at B&M Ret...

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Three brands under investigation over green claims

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into the green claims of ASOS, BooHoo and George at Asda in relation to fashion. It is part of a wider investigation into t...

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Potential ESOS changes following Government response to Consultation

In July 2021, the Government launched a Consultation aimed at finding ways to strengthen the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS).

Following the closure of the <...

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Consultation on extending UK REACH deadlines

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has published a Consultation on extending the current UK REAC...

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Environment Agency warns of drought

The Environment Agency has warned that if this prolonged dry weather spell continues, parts of England could see drought conditions in August.

England has had a rela...

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How to stay cool sustainably

Medical Journal The Lancet, has produced some guidance on how to best stay cool sustainably.

The guidance outlines "cooling strategies that are low cost, accessible and sustainable [and] ca...

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Heat wave sparks welfare concerns

As parts of Europe braced themselves for an unprecedented heat wave, during which temperature records were well and truly broken, concerns were raised over the welfare of many people at work, espec...

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Agency calls for prison sentences for water companies bosses

The newest report published by the Environment Agency (EA) calls for much stricter enforcement of serious pollution incidents, as current sentences are viewed as too lenient...

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