Cosmetic companies should be banned from using plastic microbeads in bathroom products – like exfoliating scrubs, toothpaste and shaving gel – because of the marine pollution they are causing, the cross-party Environmental Audit Committee has demanded. View the interactive report summary Read the report conclusions and recommendations Read the full report: Environmental impact of microplastics  […]

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The size of fines for water company pollution incidents has been growing steadily over the last two years following a fundamental change in the legal framework. This report on the environmental performance of the water comes close on the heels of another major company fine for Severn Trent.  Environmental Performance Assessment The Environment Agency ‘is […]

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The economic regulator has brought together and analysed information published by companies in July. Ofwat reports that companies generally delivered good levels of service to most consumers in 2014-15, but is calling for the water companies to improve their performance on sewer flooding and pollution incidents. The regulator has also set out details of steps […]

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