We look at coverage of the EU proposing a ban on microplastics and Ofwat's initial assessment of water companies’ business plans for 2020-25.
Coverage of new research into microplastics.
On today's blog we look at Minister Coffey's visit to Canada to discuss how we can turn the tide on plastic use; we respond to coverage on councils incinerating waste; we examine newly released emission statistics and we set out the Environment Agency's response to a Supreme Court ruling.
Today on the blog, coverage of Defra's announcement that the ban on manufacture of products containing microbeads has now come into effect.
On today's blog we highlight the recent ban of microbeads.
On the blog today, we highlight the recent debate in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords on banning Microbeads , look a the Environment Secretary’s plans to reduce plastic waste and finally we take a peek at the the festive cheer the EA have been spreading across the England's waterways.
Today's blog includes tips for buying a puppy, an update on what the government is doing to combat marine plastics, highlights from the RSPB's state of the UK's birds report, the announcement of the Boston Barrier flood defence the appointment of a new Chief Veterinary Officer and the Environment Secretary has been to the Arla dairy.
Today on the blog, the laying of legislation before Parliament to ban microbeads.
BBC's The One Show look at the quick detection and destruction of an Asian hornet nest by the National Bee Unit in Woolacombe, Devon and Minister Coffey gives evidence to the Environment Audit Committee on the work we're doing to reduce tackle waste.