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Thursday 5 April: Trust Your Vet, the impact of 5p bag charge on our oceans, air quality legal fees

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On the blog today we look at the launch of the campaign which urges people to trust their vets on the use of antibiotics, the news that plastic pollution in UK seas has fallen since the introduction of the 5p …

Wednesday 14 March: The Chancellor on plastics and new stats on greyhound injuries

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A greyhound in a green field.

Spring Statement: Single-use plastics and red diesel There is widespread coverage today including in The Times, BBC online, and The Guardian of the Treasury’s call for evidence on using taxes to address single-use plastic waste - announced in yesterday's Spring …

Thursday 15 February: Canada visit, waste incineration, air quality and Supreme Court ruling

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Minister Coffey meets Canada’s Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna.

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.

Monday 12 February: Food and drink exports, forestry, lobster welfare, plastics across the Royal Estates, and air pollution from wood burners

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Photo of raspberries and blueberries

In today's blog, we look at the boom in UK food and drink exports, Farming Today's forestry week, lobster welfare, the Royal Household's plans to tackle plastic, and air pollution from woodburning stoves.

Monday 22 January: Deposit return schemes, flood defences and recycling waste

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This is a picture of some plastic bottles

Litter Strategy working group and deposit return schemes The Times has today anticipated findings from a working group examining measures to reduce littering and increase recycling of drinks containers in England, including deposit and reward and return schemes.” It was …