Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Texas lawmakers heard from dozens of Texans on Wednesday who pleaded with them to fix the state’s environmental agency, which they said is failing to reduce pollution in their neighborhoods.
Early warning system to monitor high temperatures and algal blooms £100k of monitoring equipment to capture real-time data over the Wye and Lugg catchments Enhanced by citizen science data, the Environment Agency is using water quality monitoring activity to prioritise how and where to tackle phosphate pollution on the River
Quality of European bathing waters remains high Bathing water quality in Europe has improved markedly over the last decades. Systematic monitoring and management introduced under the Bathing Water Directive (BWD), (EU, 2006) large investments in urban waste water treatment plants and improvements in waste water networks have led to a
Introduction The Environment Agency (EA) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (Defra) public consultation on the “Nature recovery green paper: protected sites and species”. In this document we summarise our key issues. We welcome the government’s ambition for a more resilient natural
By Muhammad Aamir ABU DHABI, 27th May, 2022 (WAM) — With US$16.7 billion worth of exports last year, the US-UAE Business Council is poised to further enhance ties between the United States and the UAE in healthcare, energy sustainability, space, advanced manufacturing, and the digital economy. “There is tremendous
In mid-March, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a direct final rule approving ASTM International (ASTM) Standard E1527-21 as an additional standard meeting the all appropriate inquiry (AAI) component for potential liability protections under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). As a direct final rule, EPA’s
Introduction We welcome the opportunity to respond to the consultation on environmental targets. Along with the 25 Year Environment Plan (Environmental Improvement Plan), existing targets and other measures in the Environment Act, the proposed targets provide a good platform from which to make progress towards the government’s long-term environmental goals.
DUBAI, 8th May, 2022 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, revealed that Dubai has achieved the top ranking globally in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2021, with a record number of 418 greenfield FDI