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Edinburgh's sewage to help biofuels growEnvironment Data Interactive Exchange | 29 Jun 2006
Sewage sludge from Edinburgh's waste water will fertilise fields of biofuel crops, as the first sewage-to-biofuel scheme of its kind in the UK kind gets under way.
Government welcomes report on affordable rural housingDEFRA - Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs | 18 May 2006
A new report which highlights the need for more homes to help families in rural areas has been welcomed by Housing Minister, Yvette Cooper and Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs David Miliband.
Industry given a licence to polluteWWF-UK | 17 May 2006
Newly released figures confirm that European countries have failed to set sufficiently tough limits on pollution from industry.
Bad air clouds Hong Kong's future as global hubReuters | 04 May 2006
Mark Williams, one of Hong Kong's top marathon runners, has had enough of the city's dirty air and is leaving for New Zealand with his wife and two young children in July.
Executive transport plan 'not good enough' - NGOGreen Consumer Guide | 27 Apr 2006
The Scottish Executive has been slammed by green group Friends of the Earth for backing what it describes as pollution-generating projects and failing to address the issue of transport pollution, following the publication of a consultation.
Air quality indicator for sustainable development 2005 (final figures)DEFRA - Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs | 25 Apr 2006
The air quality indicator is one of the 68 indicators of the Governments new Sustainable Development Strategy. It presents trends for annual levels of particulate and ozone pollution, the two pollutants thought to have the greatest health impacts, as well as the number of days on which levels of any one of a basket of five pollutants were moderate or higher.
Road charging 'vital to reduce pollution'Guardian Unlimited | 05 Apr 2006
The government will today say a national road charging programme will be a vital tool in cutting pollution levels that reduce life expectancy by eight months and threaten the environment.
Commissioner takes smoking testGreen Consumer Guide | 05 Apr 2006
European Health and Consumer Protection Commissioner Markos Kyprianou and other Commissioners have had their breaths tested for carbon monoxide (CO) as part of the EUs ongoing anti-smoking campaign.
Telescopes 'worthless' by 2050BBC | 06 Mar 2006
Ground-based astronomy could be impossible in 40 years because of pollution from aircraft exhaust trails and climate change, an expert says.
China warns officials against covering up pollutionReuters | 21 Feb 2006
China has warned local environmental protection officials that they will be punished if they allow or cover up damage to the environment in favor of economic growth, state media said on Tuesday.