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  • Valeport Water
    Valeport

    Valeport unveils versatile new probe for multiple applications

    A unique new probe that combines the power of the SWiFT SVP and a turbidity sensor has been launched by leading British oceanographic and hydrographic instrument specialist, Valeport. 

  • BT Corporate Reports
    BT

    BT helps customers cut carbon emissions by 11.3 million tonnes

    BT’s annual Delivering our Purpose report, says its products helped customers cut their carbon emissions by 11.3 million tonnes. Revenue from these products totalled £5.3bn, representing 22 per cent of its total revenue last year.

  • Shared Interest Corporate Reports
    Shared Interest

    SOCIAL ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 2017

    Mary Coyle MBE, the Chair of Shared Interest, says: "I am pleased to report in this set of Social Accounts that we have made considerable progress in achieving the goals set out in our 2014 Strategic Review. This year our lending supported over 160 producer groups, helping almost 375,000 individuals in 60 countries, 30% of whom were women."

  • ABB Energy & Resource Management
    ABB

    Drives floor energy costs for high rise

    A 17-storey London office complex near Canary Wharf has dramatically reduced energy costs by using variable speed drive controlled pumps and fans.

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Legal

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.