Environment News:

Scots urged to drink tap water from reusable bottles
… are clear. It's good for the pocket, good for the environment and good for your health…-buds. Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham said: "This is a fantastic… the switch to reusable bottles if they can as it will help protect the environment


Risk of water shortages for England warns Environment Agency
… to curb water use and wastage, the Environment Agency has warned. Its new report says… to the Environment Agency, extraction of groundwater - the water beneath the earth's surface… to change our attitudes to water use," said Emma Howard Boyd, the Environment Agency…


'Architectural gem' near Ancrum to be restored
Environment Fund, WREN's FCC Scottish Action Fund and BCCF Environmental. The members have… Grade B by Historic Environment Scotland. Due to a lack of clarity over ownership…


Northern Ireland councils 'need more power'
… services". Transport, planning, regeneration, the environment and business development… local highways and transport, cultural and related services, environment, regulation…


Children talk about plastics in the environment
…Plans to cut the use of disposable plastic products in Wales are to be set out by the Welsh Government. They will include working with other parts of the UK on a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers. Access to drinking water…


Calder Valley flood defences improved with £8m grants
… or business? The Environment Agency lists two ways that homes and businesses can protect… including the council, Environment Agency, local flood groups and Network Rail. Its aim…


Plastic microbeads in cosmetics to be banned in Wales
… into force in England and Scotland on Tuesday. Microbeads are a major environmental… the drain. Environment Minister Hannah Blythyn said: "Microbeads in rinse-off products… and is an important step to safeguarding our marine environment." Plastic pollution: Litter…


Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs' £200m Manchester tower scheme gets green light
environment". Ex-Man Utd stars' city tower plan backed In a statement, the secretary…


River warning after scrap metal blaze near Ryton-on-Dunsmore
…, the Environment Agency warned. It urged farmers and the public to keep livestock and pets away…


Tees Barrage extra passage time 'helps' salmon
… spawning grounds to get out to sea, a study has found. The Environment Agency said… at the Environment Agency, said: "As well as improving the routes for returning adult fish, we…