Long-standing confusion and controversy surrounding plans for the storage of high-level waste from Spain’s nuclear plants have increased after the government announced a tender to build localised... Read more
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After a top European Commission official cast doubt on the prospects for carbon capture and storage, the continent’s leading energy-from-waste carbon capture project says it is ready to catch up to 95% of emissions.
The EU risks creating a mosaic of different national rules governing single-use plastics as member states “rush” to transpose a landmark directive covering the 10 most commonly found items, industry groups have warned.
Implementing the Single-Use Plastics Directive has ‘barely started’ in many EU member states, with most adopting a ‘bare minimum approach’, according to campaigners.
Of 10,500 substances found in plastics, a quarter are either highly stable, liable to accumulate in the body or are toxic, according to Swiss researchers.
Millions of stray plastic pellets or nurdles from the two million tonnes produced annually at southern Europe’s largest petro-chemical complex in Tarragona, Catalonia, are severely impacting the environment in the western Mediterranean, two NGOs reported today.
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We have 2 exciting opportunities ( 1 Permanent and 1 18 Month Fixed Term Contract) in our Environmental Services Team (EST). The role will suit a knowledgeable and self-motivated individual with an analytical mindset and an ability to communicate with a range of audiences.
The team forms the basis of a partnership bringing together over 50 stakeholders throughout Wales to promote a collaborative & co-ordinated approach to tackling this important issue.
The ideal candidate will provide specialist geo-environmental and contaminated land expertise, to support the delivery of environmental services and collaborative projects across consultancy and meet company business plan objectives.
The Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) is a new public body, being established with the principal objective of contributing to environmental protection...