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Businesses called on by United Utilities to improve bathing water

United Utilities has warned that failure to clean up bathing water to European standards could cost the economy of northwest England £1 billion in lost tourism revenue, The water supplier appealed to farmers, local authorities, developers and landowners to help reduce ...

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Multi-million dollar energy deal at centre of World Cup corruption allegations

Multi-million dollar energy deal at centre of World Cup corruption allegations

Amongst the allegations of corruption in the Qatar World Cup winning bid there is a multi-million dollar gas deal for Thailand. A report in The Times claimed Qatari businessman Mohamed Bin Hammam arranged for Worawi Makudi, a Thai FIFA official, ...

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Queen’s Speech gives go ahead for fracking under homes without permission

Queen’s Speech gives go ahead for fracking under homes without permission

The Queen’s Speech today gave fracking firms the green light to drill underneath people’s homes without having to seek the owners permission. The Infrastructure Bill could change laws on trespassing, which would allow shale gas companies to frack on private ...

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US plans to reduce to power plant pollution unveiled

US plans to reduce to power plant pollution unveiled

The American power sector has unveiled plans to cut carbon dioxide emissions 30% by 2030 from 2005 levels under new government regulations unveiled on Monday, forming part of President Obama’s climate change strategy. The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal is one ...

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Energy savings kits giveaway from Ecotricity

Energy savings kits giveaway from Ecotricity

Ecotricity the green energy company have joined forces with AEG’s ÖKO laundry range in a giveaway of energy savings kits to householders. From the beginning of June, customers who purchase one of the appliances will be given a free energy kit, helping ...

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Cuadrilla Resources submits plans to frack at Lancashire site

Cuadrilla Resources submits plans to frack at Lancashire site

Cuadrilla Resources have submitted plans Lancashire County Council to hydraulically fracture for shale gas at a Lancashire site. The plans are requesting permission to frack, drill and test the flow of gas from up to four wells at Preston New Road. The ...

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