Air Quality Case Study Collection 2020 - read digital edition
See the stories from those tackling the air quality health and environmental problem.
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Sustainable Building & Living
UK's largest housebuilder announces new science-based carbon reduction targets
The country's largest housebuilder, Barratt Developments, says it has become the first housebuilder to announce new science-based targets for reducing carbon emissions. It claims the targets are in line with efforts to limit global warming to 1.5oC, needed to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change.
- Fabriq Air Quality
Severn Trent Water has been fined £426,000 for repeated raw sewage leaks in to the Shire Brook. The pollution incidents occurred on three separate occasions, and in the latest raw sewage sludge leaked out onto a hillside because of a blocked sewer.
A Leeds waste operator Terence Solomon Dugbo, with previous convictions for exporting waste to Nigeria, has been jailed for seven years and six months for defrauding the electrical waste recycling industry out of £2.2million by obtaining money via a Government-backed scheme.
Environmental law firm Leigh Day yesterday launched an 'Objectors Guide to Fracking' on the day that an application to start fracking at a site in Lancashire was rejected by councillors.
INTERPOL is calling on the assistance of the public to identify and locate nine wanted international individuals who are the subjects of Red Notices for crimes and violations against the environment. These include illegal fishing, wildlife trafficking, illegal trade and disposal of waste, illegal logging and trading in illicit ivory.
The Environmental Investigation Agency have found worrying evidence that smuggling of illegal refrigerants in disguise is threatening the much heralded recovery of the ozone layer, and they are presenting their findings to the 26th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol in Paris this week.