Bob Earll ‘The impacts of fish farm chemicals both near the farms and their effects further afield have been well known for 30 years. The organic waste contamination under the farms is well understood with reports dating back to the late 1980s documenting this. The effect of TBT on the wider marine life of sea […]
Three articles … in small steps the Government is moving to get a grip on single use plastics. 1. Budget 2018: Hammond confirms plastic tax to ‘transform economics of sustainable packaging’ The government is to introduce a new tax on plastic packaging as it seeks to ramp up efforts to tackle the scourge of litter and […]
European Parliament Find out key facts about plastic in the ocean with our infographics, as well discover their impact and how the EU is acting to reduce plastic litter in the seas. The results of today’s single-use, throw-away plastic culture can be seen on sea shores and in oceans everywhere. Plastic waste is increasingly polluting […]
The Environment Agency has published 2017 data on regulated businesses in England, covering operational risk appraisal compliance ratings, pollution inventory, pollution incidents, enforcement and waste crime. It shows there were more than 400 pollution incidents, although only a minority of these were more serious category 1 or 2 incidents. Click here to see the data.