Single-use plates and forks to be banned in England

The move could come before the end of 2023

MPs hit out at “culture of delay” putting UK environmental goals on hold

The Environmental Audit Committee has pointed out that several ‘green’ policies and initiatives have been delayed

Industry slams reported ‘anti-solar’ government plan

The new Environment Secretary is allegedly considering tightening planning rules for solar projects

Time for a water grid?

The government is considering a plan that will enable water supply transfers between regions

UK urged to introduce more hosepipe bans as ten-day heatwave kicks off

Environment Secretary has urged companies to introduce hosepipe bans to safeguard UK’s reservoirs

Government under investigation over handling of combined sewer overflows

It aims to determine whether Ofwat, the Environment Agency and the Environment Secretary have failed to comply with their respective duties in relation to the regulation

Government ‘is lagging behind its target to create new woodland’

More than 20,000 hectares of woodland need to be created by 2024 to help the UK be on a course to hit its targets, a charity has warned