http://www.foodsecurity.ac.uk/news-events/news/2015/150323-planning-to-protect-uk-food-and-water.html 23 March 2015 Expert report calls for long term integrated planning to protect the future of food and water supplies in the UK. Pressure on water and food supplies will increase due to larger populations, changing diets and climate change Report recommends preparing for a greater frequency of extreme weather, better advice for farmers, […]

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https://www.gov.uk/government/news/thames-waters-250000-fine-is-upheld-by-the-court-of-appeal Environment Agency: The sentencing decision took into account the profit made by the company to ensure the fine is proportionate.  Thames Water had allowed untreated sewage to enter a 143 acre nature reserve owned by the National Trust within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a site of important nature conservation, popular with […]

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WATER GETS A NEW VOICE The Water Sector has a new voice! – Future Water Association. This new identity for the former SBWWi (Society of British Water & Wastewater Industries) was launched at the ground breaking Water Innovation Forum 2015 in Belfast, supported by Northern Ireland Water and paves the way for reinvigoration of the […]

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Cloud Sustainability highlights the Energy Bill to secure sources of gas, and previous announcement on onshore wind but no new support for energy conservation http://www.cloudsustainability.com/queens-speech-environmental-issues-under-the-spotlight   CIWM  Highlighted the lack of any support for the circular economy and an Enterprise Bill which promises to cut £10bn of red tape http://www.mrw.co.uk/news/queens-speech-criticised-over-environmental-issues/8683694.article   Edie net highlighted the […]

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