RenewableUK has condemned the unprecedented interference of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles in renewable energy projects in England. He has now intervened in 50 wind farm planning applications since June 2013, taking decisions personally projects means higher bills for UK consumers, goes against public demand for renewable energy instead […]

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The Premiam group has recently published another guidelines document outlining best practice for environmental monitoring for subsea releases of oil and subsequent dispersant use. The production of the guidelines was commissioned by Oil and Gas UK and was developed as a result of recommendations from the Oil Spill Response Forum (formerly OSPRAG) as part of […]

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Plans for the Hinkley Point C reactor have been a agreement by the EU that the project does not break legal rules. For those who bring up the level of subsidy for renewable technologies the £17.6 billion for this project is a reminder of the scale of support nuclear energy still receives. http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/22/hinkley-point-nuclear-reactor-gains-eu-approval As the […]

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