Europe readies to restrict use of toxic ‘forever chemicals’

Europe readies to restrict use of toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The European Union is a step closer to restricting some uses of so-called "forever chemicals" next year, despite industry opposition.

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Canada: Deadly storm declared ‘worst in a century’ as transport links cut to Vancouver

Canada: Deadly storm declared ‘worst in a century’ as transport links cut to Vancouver

A deadly “once in a century” storm in Canada has killed at least one person, and severed road and rail links around Vancouver.

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Researchers to develop on-farm technology to recover nutrients from slurry

Researchers to develop on-farm technology to recover nutrients from slurry

The technology uses filtration and electrocoagulation to remove suspended solids from manure.

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Could algae be the sustainable food of the future?

Could algae be the sustainable food of the future?

Figuring out how, as a planet, we can eat more sustainably is going to be an ongoing issue as the world becomes more populated and the climate crisis intensifies.

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UK has ‘real problems’ with burning wood for electricity, admits Zac Goldsmith

UK has ‘real problems’ with burning wood for electricity, admits Zac Goldsmith

There are “real problems” with the burning of wood pellets for energy, an environment minister has admitted, after the Telegraph revealed Britain will continue to burn the equivalent of 25 million trees a year, despite a pledge to end the destruction of forests.

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Flanders to launch large-scale investigation into PFAS in groundwater

Flanders to launch large-scale investigation into PFAS in groundwater

The Flemish Environment Agency (VMM) is planning to conduct a large-scale study into the presence of PFAS, synthetic chemicals proven to be dangerous to people’s health, in the region’s groundwater.

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Local Danish authorities call for guidelines over spilled pollutant

Local Danish authorities call for guidelines over spilled pollutant

Municipal leaders and political parties have called for government leadership over the growing issue of detection of the chemical PFOS in Danish wastewater.

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Owners of domestic oil tanks urged to carry out maintenance checks ahead of winter months

Owners of domestic oil tanks urged to carry out maintenance checks ahead of winter months

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is urging owners of domestic oil tanks to carry out regular maintenance checks to avoid environmental damage from fuel spillages this winter

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Why we must turn food waste into a renewable fuel

Why we must turn food waste into a renewable fuel

In a few weeks, cities must keep food scraps and yard waste out of landfills to reduce polluting methane emissions. We can use the stuff we throw away to make renewable natural gas.

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Revealed, new way to tackle pollution in Herefordshire

Revealed, new way to tackle pollution in Herefordshire

Herefordshire’s first new wetland to absorb pollution from waste water, and so allow more homes to be built in the county, will be created near Leominster.

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