Archive for May 2018

Nitrogen Dioxide Air Pollution Factor In Premature Deaths

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An estimated 50 million years of life could be lost in the UK by 2154 if air pollution is not tackled, according to a recent article in The Times. The figures come from a study led by Kings College London and published in Lancet Planetary Health. It suggests that action to meet targets set out…

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Environmental Permits for Discharges to Surface Water and Groundwater

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You may need an environmental permit if you discharge liquid effluent or waste water (such as poisonous, noxious or polluting matter, waste matter, or trade or sewage effluent): into surface waters, for example, rivers, streams, estuaries, lakes, canals or coastal waters (known as water discharge activities) onto or into the ground, for example, land spreading…

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