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DW
Diesel emissions kill. What is the car industry going to do about it? |of the earth's inhabitants suffer as a result. About 3 million people die from
DW / Posted 6 hours ago
of the earth's inhabitants suffer as a result. About 3 million people die from outdoor dirty air each year - the European Environment Agency estimates that some 430,000 Europeans die prematurely each year as a result. Traffic plays a major role,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
The 2007 floods 10 years on part one: Witney under waterthat lead into the centre of Witney and Oxford. West Oxfordshire was hit first
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
that lead into the centre of Witney and Oxford. West Oxfordshire was hit first on Saturday, July 21. That morning, the Environment Agency issued a flood warning for the River Windrush and its tributaries from Worsham to Newbridge including... Read more
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Louth Leader
Lincolnshire roadside verges project nets national awardAD and Biogas Industry Awards. The council has been working with Peakhill Asso
Louth Leader / Posted 10 hours ago
AD and Biogas Industry Awards. The council has been working with Peakhill Associates, the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, the Environment Agency and local anaerobic digestion (AD) plant owners to trial a more sustainable way of managing nearly 4,000... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Lincolnshire roadside verges project nets national awardAD and Biogas Industry Awards. The council has been working with Peakhill Asso
Horncastle Today / Posted 10 hours ago
AD and Biogas Industry Awards. The council has been working with Peakhill Associates, the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, the Environment Agency and local anaerobic digestion (AD) plant owners to trial a more sustainable way of managing nearly 4,000... Read more
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This is West Country
VIDEO & PICTURES: Ilminster homes and businesses hit by flash floodsinto homes and businesses in Ilminster after sudden heavy rainfall caused flood
This is West Country / Posted 11 hours ago
into homes and businesses in Ilminster after sudden heavy rainfall caused flooding in the town. Emergency services and the environment agency rushed to Ditton Street yesterday (July 23) after calls from the public reporting flood water both in the... Read more
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This is West Country
Ilminster homes and businesses hit by flash floodsinto homes and businesses in Ilminster after sudden heavy rainfall caused flood
This is West Country / Posted 13 hours ago
into homes and businesses in Ilminster after sudden heavy rainfall caused flooding in the town. Emergency services and the environment agency rushed to Ditton Street yesterday (July 23) after calls from the public reporting flood water both in the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
2007 floods 10 years on - a city swampedgroup to get agencies in power to take action: largely this has been through wh
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
group to get agencies in power to take action: largely this has been through what Dr Rawcliffe calls 'gently prodding' the Environment Agency into installing countless culverts, dredging streams and weirs and building flood barriers like the hump... Read more
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Oxford Mail
The 2007 floods 10 years on part two: a city swampedgroup to get agencies in power to take action: largely this has been through wh
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
group to get agencies in power to take action: largely this has been through what Dr Rawcliffe calls 'gently prodding' the Environment Agency into installing countless culverts, dredging streams and weirs and building flood barriers like the hump... Read more
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This is West Country
Floods clearing in Ilminster after heavy rainfallstarted just after noon today (July 23) after a sudden heavy rainfall in the to
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
started just after noon today (July 23) after a sudden heavy rainfall in the town. Firefighters and officers from the Environment Agency were mobilised to Ilminster to clear the water. A spokesman for the Environment Agency said: "A field... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cumbrian town works to ensure river gravel is removed before winterthe River Greta by the end of September if the work is not done by another body
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
the River Greta by the end of September if the work is not done by another body. A town council meeting heard that the Environment Agency had stated its intention to start work in early September remove the gravel build up on the corner of... Read more
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This is West Country
Ilminster town centre flooded after heavy rainfallstarted just after noon today (July 23) after a sudden heavy rainfall in the to
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
started just after noon today (July 23) after a sudden heavy rainfall in the town. Firefighters and officers from the Environment Agency are currently in the town investigating the severity of the flooding. A spokesman for the Environment... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbrian town works to ensure river gravel is removed before winterthe River Greta by the end of September if the work is not done by another body
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
the River Greta by the end of September if the work is not done by another body. A town council meeting heard that the Environment Agency had stated its intention to start work in early September remove the gravel build up on the corner of... Read more
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DW
Diesel emissions kill. What is the auto industry going to do about it? |the earth's inhabitants suffer as a result. About three million people die from
DW / Posted 2 days ago
the earth's inhabitants suffer as a result. About three million people die from dirty outside air each year. The European Environment Agency estimates that some 430,000 Europeans die prematurely each year as a result as well. Traffic plays a major... Read more
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DW
Diesel emissions kill. What is the auto industy going to do about it? |the earth's inhabitants suffer as a result. About three million people die from
DW / Posted 2 days ago
the earth's inhabitants suffer as a result. About three million people die from dirty outside air each year. The European Environment Agency estimates that some 430,000 Europeans die prematurely each year as a result as well. Traffic plays a major... Read more
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Swissinfo
Reports sound alarm bells for Swiss biodiversityrecord lags behind: in 2015, it placed dead last in a State of the Environment
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
record lags behind: in 2015, it placed dead last in a State of the Environment assessment published by the European Environment Agency. The same year, a report by a group of scientists raised the alarm about the trend of dwindling... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Flooding across North Devon as rain batters regionpicture posted by Sophie Thorne shows. Leanne Newton has also posted a picture
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
picture posted by Sophie Thorne shows. Leanne Newton has also posted a picture of a flooded Moreton park at Bideford. The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for the Barnstaple, Braunton, Ilfracombe and Combe Martin areas. The Met Office... Read more
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chroniclelive
Gateshead gardener fined in fly-tipping stingitems, but he failed to produce any documentation. It later came to light that
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
items, but he failed to produce any documentation. It later came to light that Smith has previously been prosecuted by the Environment Agency for operating an illegal site where waste was being burnt. Smith pleaded guilty to failing to provide... Read more
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Daily Star
Weather ‘APOCALYPSE’ strikes again: 60mph storms and flash flooding hell to batter UKhours The UK was illuminated by one of the greatest and most terrifying lightn
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
hours The UK was illuminated by one of the greatest and most terrifying lightning storms in recent times, last night The Environment Agency said: “Local flooding is possible from surface water in parts of south west England on Friday. Land, roads... Read more
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The News and Star
Polluted water flows into Whitehaven Harbour from burst pipeHarbour last night after a severe leak from a mains pipe. The Coastguard, wate
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Harbour last night after a severe leak from a mains pipe. The Coastguard, water company United Utilities and the Environment Agency attended the scene just after 8.15pm. The Coastguard monitored the spread of pollution, which it said... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Polluted water flows into Whitehaven Harbour from burst pipemain burst at Whitehaven harbourPhoto: Whitehaven Coastguard The Coastguard, w
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
main burst at Whitehaven harbourPhoto: Whitehaven Coastguard The Coastguard, water company United Utilities and the Environment Agency attended the scene just after 8.15pm. The Coastguard monitored the spread of pollution, which it said... Read more
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Daily Star
School hols WASHOUT as floods, 60mph gales and plunging temperatures set to RUIN summerthe early hours of Wednesday morning. But now it is feared the severe weather
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
the early hours of Wednesday morning. But now it is feared the severe weather conditions could last for much longer. The Environment Agency said: “Local flooding is possible from surface water in parts of south-west England on Friday. Land, roads... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Flood-hit Cockermouth gardens are restoredtax precept. A further £12,186 came from Cumbria Community Foundation's flood f
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
tax precept. A further £12,186 came from Cumbria Community Foundation's flood fund. Gravel dredged from the river by the Environment Agency last year was used to restore part of the footpaths. Councillor Alan Kennon said: "It looks brilliant and... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Temporary flood barriers being tested by the Environment Agency in Kendal todayENVIRONMENT Agency teams are conducting an exercise in Kendal today to test the
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
ENVIRONMENT Agency teams are conducting an exercise in Kendal today to test the deployment of temporary flood barriers. The barriers could be deployed prior to a flood to help protect people and properties in the town. The Environment Agency says... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
East Coast Park beach reopened after oil spill cleanEast Coast Beach has been cleaned up, and the affected section of the beach is
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
East Coast Beach has been cleaned up, and the affected section of the beach is once again open to the public, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Thursday (Jul 20) evening. Reader Chris Ngu tweeted pictures of the slick to Channel... Read more
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This is West Country
Consultation into employment site for 4,000 jobs branded 'a waste of time'in the Nexus 25 proposals include the Deane, Somerset County Council, Heart of
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
in the Nexus 25 proposals include the Deane, Somerset County Council, Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership, Highways England, the Environment Agency, Summerfield Develo... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Construction firm fined for illegal discharge into canal at Bukit Panjangfrom underground excavation works directly into Pang Sua Diversion Canal on Jan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
from underground excavation works directly into Pang Sua Diversion Canal on Jan 25, national water agency PUB and National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Thursday (Jul 20). The white-coloured liquid was found to be underground soil mixed with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NEA cleaning up oil spill at East Coast Park beachat East Coast Park began on Thursday (Jul 20) after an oil slick was found at a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
at East Coast Park began on Thursday (Jul 20) after an oil slick was found at a 400m section of the beach, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said. NEA officers found the oil patch on Wednesday and started the clean-up on Thursday at first... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Investigation after plague of flies around West Dereham, Stoke Ferry, Wretton and Werehamat West Dereham, near Downham Market, claim swarms of insects have invaded thei
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
at West Dereham, near Downham Market, claim swarms of insects have invaded their homes during hot recent weather. The Environment Agency said: “We have been receiving a large number of reports of fly nuisances from the local residents in and... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Close call as firefighters control 60 tonnes of smouldering compost at processing plant in Parhamto stay at the site until 3pm to make sure a fire doesn’t ignite. A spokesman
Ipswich Star / Posted 5 days ago
to stay at the site until 3pm to make sure a fire doesn’t ignite. A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the Environment Agency had been made aware of the incident. Fire crews from Debenham, Framlingham, Woodbridge, Aldeburgh,... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Warning that areas of Cumbria could experience torrential downpours this afternoonworst case of some localised rainfall totals of 15 to 30mm in one hour and 40 t
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
worst case of some localised rainfall totals of 15 to 30mm in one hour and 40 to 50mm in less than three hours." The Environment Agency says it is monitoring the situation closely and has been raising the awareness of the forecast and alerted... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Company pulls plan for hazardous waste processing plant at Carlingford Loughthat we do not wish to cause them any further distress or concern," he said. R
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
that we do not wish to cause them any further distress or concern," he said. Re-Gen applied to the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) for a licence for Pollution Prevention and Control (PPC) in February. There was no obligation to... Read more
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express
THUNDERSTORM WARNING: Britain on FLOOD ALERT as Met Office puts UK on ‘severe storm’ alertand downpours Intense rainfall, lightning and huge hailstones threaten flash f
express / Posted 5 days ago
and downpours Intense rainfall, lightning and huge hailstones threaten flash floods, travel chaos and power outages. The Environment Agency has issued four flood alerts around the Greater London area and another further north between Cambridge... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Threatened native species finds safety in Lincolnshireour own for food and habitat, and carries a fungal disease that devastates nati
Horncastle Today / Posted 5 days ago
our own for food and habitat, and carries a fungal disease that devastates native populations. Dr Chris Extence, Environment Agency team leader for Analysis and Reporting, said: “Bringing our native crayfish into the safety of an Ark Site... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Surge in mega farms sparks Northern Ireland animal welfare concernssuch as the US and South America." These mega farms require a permit to operat
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
such as the US and South America." These mega farms require a permit to operate that is issued by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency. The licence contains details of the farm operator, the number of livestock and set conditions. A... Read more
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Louth Leader
Threatened native species finds safety in Lincolnshireour own for food and habitat, and carries a fungal disease that devastates nati
Louth Leader / Posted 5 days ago
our own for food and habitat, and carries a fungal disease that devastates native populations. Dr Chris Extence, Environment Agency team leader for Analysis and Reporting, said: “Bringing our native crayfish into the safety of an Ark Site... Read more
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Bolton News
Warning after stinging catfish that can WALK are spotted in local rivernot to touch them. A number of Clarias Catfish, also known as walking catfish,
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
not to touch them. A number of Clarias Catfish, also known as walking catfish, were recovered from Tonge River by the Environment Agency last week after a woman was stung by one when she was fishing near Radcliffe Road in Darcy Lever. The... Read more
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Bolton News
Have you seen the exotic stinging catfish that can walk on land spotted in river?not to touch them. A number of Clarias Catfish, also known as walking catfish,
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
not to touch them. A number of Clarias Catfish, also known as walking catfish, were recovered from Tonge River by the Environment Agency last week after a woman was stung by one when she was fishing near Radcliffe Road in Darcy Lever. The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Flash flooding in Cornwall as heavy storms lash southern Britainwere earlier issued for England and Wales for Tuesday evening and through Wedne
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
were earlier issued for England and Wales for Tuesday evening and through Wednesday by the Met Office and Environment Agency. Storms could occur anywhere south of a line stretching from Pembrokeshire in West Wales to Suffolk, and... Read more
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birminghammail
Chaos on M6 after lorry carrying MILK catches fireat 8.34pm the same evening saying that there was a fire in a large goods vehicl
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
at 8.34pm the same evening saying that there was a fire in a large goods vehicle, which looks like it was carrying milk. “There was a bit of diesel that spilled onto the motorway. Ambulance was in attendance along with the Environmen... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Government to exhume over 80,000 graves, acquire land to make way for Tengah Air Base expansionAir Base, which is due to be relocated there in 2030 at the earliest, the Minis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
Air Base, which is due to be relocated there in 2030 at the earliest, the Ministry of National Development (MND) , National Environment Agency (NEA) and Singapore Land Authority (SLA) said in a joint statement on Tuesday (Jul 18). Development works... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'The stench was awful'- calls to remove waste at mill site months on from dumping after firelaunched into the fire at Rhyddings Mill in Oswaldtwistle on Sunday. The lates
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
launched into the fire at Rhyddings Mill in Oswaldtwistle on Sunday. The latest attack comes almost four months after the Environment Agency launched an investigation into who had dumped the waste at the Stone Bridge Lane site. County Councillor... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Now what do we put in our bins?not break down well in modern, highly compacted landfills”, a 2014 WA governmen
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
not break down well in modern, highly compacted landfills”, a 2014 WA government study noted. In 2011, a report by the UK Environment Agency found single-use plastic bags actually had the lowest overall environmental impact in eight out of nine... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Environment Agency gives backing to major housing developmentMAJOR housing plans in Abingdon have been backed by the Environment Agency. An
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
MAJOR housing plans in Abingdon have been backed by the Environment Agency. An application for 950 homes has now gained the EA's approval, despite an earlier objection based on flood risk. Developer CEG wants to build the houses along with... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Environment Agency overrides objection to 950 homes in AbingdonMAJOR housing plans in Abingdon have been backed by the Environment Agency. An
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
MAJOR housing plans in Abingdon have been backed by the Environment Agency. An application for 950 homes has now gained the EA's approval, despite an earlier objection based on flood risk. Developer CEG wants to build the houses along with... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Revealed: How Norfolk has become UK’s ‘mega-farm’ capitalhas become UK’s ‘mega-farm’ capital Poultry farms with more than 40,000 birds
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
has become UK’s ‘mega-farm’ capital Poultry farms with more than 40,000 birds need a permit for intensive farming from the Environment Agency. Photo: Jeremy Durkin/PA Wire Norfolk’s countryside is now home to more so-called ‘mega-farms’ than... Read more
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The News and Star
Intensive 'mega farms' rocket across Cumbriahold the equivalent number of animals to an American CAFO. By law each must ho
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
hold the equivalent number of animals to an American CAFO. By law each must hold an intensive farming permit from the Environment Agency to ensure levels of emissions, waste, dust and noise all fall within legal limits, even if they are free... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Revealed: How Norfolk has become UK’s ‘mega-farm’ capitalhas become UK’s ‘mega-farm’ capital Poultry farms with more than 40,000 birds
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
has become UK’s ‘mega-farm’ capital Poultry farms with more than 40,000 birds need a permit for intensive farming from the Environment Agency. Photo: Jeremy Durkin/PA Wire Norfolk’s countryside is now home to more so-called ‘mega-farms’ than... Read more
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The News and Star
Special investigation: Intensive 'mega farms' rocket across Cumbriahold the equivalent number of animals to an American CAFO. By law each must ho
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
hold the equivalent number of animals to an American CAFO. By law each must hold an intensive farming permit from the Environment Agency to ensure levels of emissions, waste, dust and noise all fall within legal limits, even if they are free... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Special investigation: Intensive 'mega farms' rocket across Cumbriahold the equivalent number of animals to an American CAFO. By law each must ho
Whitehaven News / Posted 7 days ago
hold the equivalent number of animals to an American CAFO. By law each must hold an intensive farming permit from the Environment Agency to ensure levels of emissions, waste, dust and noise all fall within legal limits, even if they are free... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Special investigation: Intensive 'mega farms' rocket across Cumbriahold the equivalent number of animals to an American CAFO. By law each must ho
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
hold the equivalent number of animals to an American CAFO. By law each must hold an intensive farming permit from the Environment Agency to ensure levels of emissions, waste, dust and noise all fall within legal limits, even if they are free... Read more
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