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23 May 2013
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Judicial review application for PFI withdrawal
North Yorkshire County Council submits application for a judicial review into...
Transparency all round
Smurfit Kappa’s Simon Weston on why reprocessors should also be willing to...
Industry calls for WEEE to be classed as non-waste
The electronics industry is calling for e-waste to be reclassified as ‘non-...
EU rejects ship recycling levy proposals
European Parliament rejects proposal to create a ship recycling levy, but considers ‘incentive-based system’.
5,000 tyres illegally dumped in Burnley mill
Environment Agency officers have discovered almost 5,000 tyres illegally dumped in a derelict Burnley mill.
51 per cent of WDAs unsure of WEEE fulfilments
Survey reveals that 51 per cent of councils responsible for disposing of waste do not know if WEEE targets are being met.
Waste disguised as hay bales in Essex, EA reveals
Essex Police arrest three men for disguising waste as hay bales, prompting organised crime fears.
EU votes against carbon surplus ‘backloading’
The European Parliament’s vote to postpone the auction of surplus carbon trading ‘undermines low-carbon investments’ says DECC.
King’s Lynn Skips fined £108,000 by EA
Managers of King’s Lynn Skips fined £108,000 plus costs after being found guilty of burning waste without a permit.
ENVI votes to create ship recycling fund
European Environment Committee votes through plans to ‘create financial incentives to scrap ships safely’.
Firm fined for risking workers’ lives
Foreman Recycling Ltd fined £27,200 for endangering workers’ lives by disabling safety features on recycling equipment.
EA ‘day of action’ targets waste crime
The Environment Agency has carried out a ‘day of action’ to crack down on illegal waste sites across the country.
Consultation is currently taking place on a mandatory MRF Code of Practice, which proposes a sampling regime to measure material quality, an issue of concern to UK...
Wales opens consultation on waste infrastructure
Welsh Government calls for views on proposed changes to national planning policy to ‘help deliver waste infrastructure’.
No clarification on future of landfill tax
Little change for waste and resources industry in Budget 2013 but shale gas industry will be “part of our future”.
Many countries won't meet 2020 targets, says EEA
Many countries will find it ‘extremely difficult’ to meet 2020 recycling targets, finds European Environment Agency.
Consultation opens on waste shipment amendments
Defra opens consultation regarding the amendment of regulations for the shipment of waste within the EU.
Councils call for landfill tax freeze
Local Government Association calls on government to freeze landfill tax at £80 in upcoming Budget to save taxpayer £70m.
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