Monthly Archives: January 2018

IAF to Establish an Database of Accredited Management Systems Certifications


As reported in an earlier post: IAF Study may lead to global database of Management Systems certificates (9 August 2016), the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has been revising the set of principles of the Database, and working on further development and … Continue reading

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Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 26 January 2018


  This Friday’s edition of the Brexit Briefing is part of the series of posts to highlight articles published in the media covering Brexit from an environmental perspective. The articles are presented in chronological order with the most recent articles … Continue reading

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RPS 9: Collect and store mixed fuel from misfuelled vehicles


The Environment Agency for England has issued a new regulatory position statement (RPS 9), which applies to businesses who remove, transport and store mixed fuel from vehicles that have been misfuelled This RPS will have limited application as it may … Continue reading

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Using waste tyres in escape ladders in water storage reservoirs


The Environment Agency for England has issued a new regulatory position statement (RPS 139) applies to businesses who to use waste tyres in escape ladders in water storage reservoirs. This RPS will have limited application as it may only impact … Continue reading

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Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 19 January 2018


This Friday’s edition of the Brexit Briefing is part of the series of posts to highlight articles published in the media covering Brexit from an environmental perspective. The articles are presented in chronological order with the most recent articles first. … Continue reading

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Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 12 January 2018


This Friday’s edition of the Brexit Briefing is part of the series of posts to highlight articles published in the media covering Brexit from an environmental perspective. The articles are presented in chronological order with the most recent articles first. … Continue reading

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A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment


Today’s (11 January 2018)  announcement sees the culmination of an environmental week for the UK Government with visible signs of a green awakening with promises of a clampdown on plastic waste, an extension of the 5p plastic bag charge to … Continue reading

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