Cheesemaker fined £20,000 for causing pollution

28 November 2023

Alvis Brothers Ltd, an award-winning organic cheesemaker, has been fined £20,000 and ordered to pay costs totalling £3520.20 as well as a victim surcharge of £190 after admitting to causing discharge of poisonous, noxious or polluting matter.

Green growth in Autumn Statement

24 November 2023

The Chancellor has announced £4.5 billion in funding for manufacturing to help boost investment in green technologies and clean energy.

Investors urge chemicals companies to stop producing PFAS

20 November 2023

Institutional investors are urging major chemical companies to stop producing PFAS chemicals that they say expose manufacturers to “deep liability and insurance risks, reminiscent of those historically linked to asbestos”.

Four new Adverse Outcome Pathways published

14 November 2023

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD’s) Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Programme has released a series of Adverse Outcome Pathway (AOP) documents to help improve knowledge of how chemicals induce adverse effects in humans and wildlife.