Environment Agency seeks views on scrap metal safety risks

6 July 2021

The Environment Agency has invited comments on two new standard rules permits, asking if the permits and accompanying fire prevention plans and generic risk assessments are appropriate to manage the risks of the permitted activities.

Nissan to pioneer UK electric car expansion

1 July 2021

Nissan has announced plans to expand electric car production and build the UK’s largest “giga factory”, boosting electric car and battery production at its factory in in the Northeast.

Waste wood company fined for fire and dust prevention failings

28 June 2021

A Cambridgeshire waste wood processing company has been sentenced for failing to manage the risk of fire and containment of dust at its site, and for causing dust emissions that impacted on neighbouring businesses and a fishing lake.