- Free-range perching challenge dropped by EU Commission. // Poultry World;Nov2013, Vol. 168 Issue 11, p8
The article reports on the decision of the European Commission (EC) to close its pilot case against the interpretation of the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) about free-range perching.
- UK warned over mercury rules. // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Nov2014, Issue 477, p24
The article reports that the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Scottish government have been warned by the European Commission about their transposition of European Union (EU) regulations involving metallic mercury waste storage.
- Direct industry backs climate change assault. Phillips, Jessica // Precision Marketing;3/17/2006, Vol. 18 Issue 20, p1
The article reports on the opportunity given to the direct marketing industry to boost its green credentials by raising awareness of climate change. The industry, criticized for being a major contributor to waste and deforestation, is supported by an organization to raise public awareness by...
- Boost for new technology. // Works Management;Nov2007, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p6
The article reports on the extra Â£170 million investment by the British government for commercialising low-carbon technologies. It states that the new element of the Environmental Transformation Fund will fund the domestic deployment of low-carbon energy-efficiency technologies. It adds that...
- Defra opts for ad-free drive on climate. // Campaign;6/30/2006, Issue 26, p3
The article reports that Great Britain's Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has decided against using advertising in a Â£12 million campaign to persuade people to take action to tackle climate change. In a deliberate break with usual government practice, Defra has...
- UK to consult on Reach enforcement. Cozier, Muriel // ICIS Chemical Business;3/19/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 58, p47
The article reports that the British government's Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has issued a consultation document on proposals for the enforcement of the European Union chemical legislation Reach. Great Britain is required to have an enforcement and penalties regime in...
- Legal challenge to nuclear plant. // Public Finance;10/12/2001, p13
Reports that the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is facing court action from environmental groups over its approval of a nuclear processing plant. Location of the plant; Judicial review of the department's decision applied by Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth.
- Untitled. Steele, James O // Farmers Weekly;5/1/2009, p71
The author offers his views regarding the consultation on the Environmental Standards of Farming of the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs which is designated to re-capture the environmental benefits of set-aside. He believes that a mandatory requirement for a proportion...
- UK's Defra seeks opinions. // European Chemical News;9/15/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 2068, p24
Reports the launch of a consultation on the European Commission's proposal to link the Kyoto Protocol's project-based mechanisms with the European Union's emissions trading scheme by the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in September 2003. Overview of the commission's...