Winter plan for managing Covid

14 September 2021

We reported recently that parts of the Coronavirus Act 2020 were expected to be repealed as the Government prepared to set out its latest plan for dealing with Covid-19 (see Government outlines next steps in its Covid response).

Yorkshire Water guilty of illegal sewage discharges

14 September 2021

Yorkshire Water has been fined a total of £150,000 and ordered to pay £36,506.25 costs, after pleading guilty to illegally discharging sewage effluent into a national nature reserve.

The virus remains a hazard

7 September 2021

With children returning to school in much of England and people once again attending sports and music events in their thousands, many experts are predicting a rise in Covid-19 cases.

PFAS “widely detected” in English watercourses

7 September 2021

The Environment Agency’s Chief Scientist’s Group has concluded a review into environmental monitoring data on poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in English rivers, estuaries and groundwater to evaluate PFAS use, sources and environmental pathways.