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Government to fund local authority plans to tackle air pollution

Government to fund local authority plans to tackle air pollution

Ten areas to take forward new measures to improve air quality with government support

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Members of LLWR workforce collect prestigious health and safety accolade

Members of LLWR workforce collect prestigious health and safety accolade

LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) honoured with fourth President's Award by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

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Consultation on Inshore Vessel Monitoring Systems (I VMS) for fishing boats under 12m

Consultation on Inshore Vessel Monitoring Systems (I VMS) for fishing boats under 12m

Defra are seeking views on proposals to introduce Inshore Vessel Monitoring Systems (I-VMS).

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Consultation on Inshore Vessel Monitoring Systems (I VMS) for fishing boats under 12m

Consultation on Inshore Vessel Monitoring Systems (I VMS) for fishing boats under 12m

Defra are seeking views on proposals to introduce Inshore Vessel Monitoring Systems (I-VMS).

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Animal medicines seizure: Border Force, East Midlands Airport

Animal medicines seizure: Border Force, East Midlands Airport

Details of the seizure of veterinary medicines at Border Force, East Midlands Airport, Derby. Published in October 2018.

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Animal medicines seizure:  Border Force, East Midlands Airport, Derby

Animal medicines seizure: Border Force, East Midlands Airport, Derby

Details of the seizure of veterinary medicines at Border Force, East Midlands Airport, Derby. Published in October 2018.

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VMD and VPC Open meetings 2018

VMD and VPC Open meetings 2018

Presentations now available following the open meeting held on 28 September 2018.

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Customer Satisfaction Survey 2018 Action Plan

Customer Satisfaction Survey 2018 Action Plan

Key actions and improvements being taken by VMD following the 2018 Pharmaceutical Customer Satisfaction Survey.

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Michael Gove: Countdown to the London Illegal Wildlife Trade conference

Michael Gove: Countdown to the London Illegal Wildlife Trade conference

The Environment Secretary writes about the London Illegal Wildlife Trade conference and the reasons why the UK Government is working to end this crime against wildlife.

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Action to reduce food waste announced

Action to reduce food waste announced

Pilot scheme will seek to substantially reduce food waste from retailers and food manufacturers

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BPS 2018 payments exchange rate set

BPS 2018 payments exchange rate set

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has confirmed the exchange rate for Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 payments made in sterling

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Changes to recreational bass restrictions from 1 October

Changes to recreational bass restrictions from 1 October

Amendment to EU regulation on recreational bass fishing

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Changes to recreational bass restrictions from 1 October

Changes to recreational bass restrictions from 1 October

Amendment to EU regulation on recreational bass fishing

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Asian hornet: UK sightings in 2018

Asian hornet: UK sightings in 2018

The latest updates on Asian hornet sightings in the UK in 2018.

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Asian hornet: UK sightings in 2018

Asian hornet: UK sightings in 2018

The latest updates on Asian hornet sightings in the UK in 2018.

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Keeping wildlife out of illegal trade

Keeping wildlife out of illegal trade

Zac Goldsmith MP, London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade Champion and John E Scanlon AM, Special Envoy, African Parks, write about their priorities for the London conference

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Keeping wildlife out of illegal trade

Keeping wildlife out of illegal trade

Zac Goldsmith MP, London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade Champion and John E Scanlon AM, Special Envoy, African Parks, write about their priorities for the London conference

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Keeping wildlife out of illegal trade

Keeping wildlife out of illegal trade

Zac Goldsmith MP, London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade Champion and John E Scanlon AM, Special Envoy, African Parks, write about their priorities for the London conference

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Fishing industry in 2017 statistics published

Fishing industry in 2017 statistics published

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published its annual UK Sea Fisheries Statistics 2017.

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Derogation from some Ecological Focus Areas

Derogation from some Ecological Focus Areas

A derogation from certain greening rules has been agreed with the European Commission and will come into force by 30 September 2018.

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Derogation from some Ecological Focus Areas

Derogation from some Ecological Focus Areas

A derogation from certain greening rules has been agreed with the European Commission and will come into force by 30 September 2018.

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Speech Climate change: too true to be good

Speech   Climate change: too true to be good

Speech by Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency Royal Society of Arts, 24 September 2018

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Speech Climate change: too true to be good

Speech   Climate change: too true to be good

Speech by Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency Royal Society of Arts, 24 September 2018

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Veterinary Medicines if there is no Brexit deal

Veterinary Medicines if there is no Brexit deal

A summary outline of changes in respect of veterinary medicines - please send your comments by no later than 19 October 2018.

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Collaborative decommissioning research TRANSCENDS the individual approach

Collaborative decommissioning research TRANSCENDS the individual approach

A £9.4 million research programme will link experts from the nuclear industry with UK academics and PhD students to wrestle with some of the challenges in dealing with radioactive waste.

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National Drought Group – Chairman’s Statement – September 2018

National Drought Group – Chairman’s Statement – September 2018

The NDG convened on Thursday 20 September to assess the present situation and review the action being taken to reduce the risk of drought in 2019.

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Appointments to National Park and AONB boards

Appointments to National Park and AONB boards

Appointments have been made to England's National Park Authorities and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty Conservation Boards.

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Animal medicines improvement notice: Mallon Veterinary Practice

Animal medicines improvement notice: Mallon Veterinary Practice

Details of the improvement notice issued to Mallon Veterinary Practice, Dungannon, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, published in September 2018.

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Animal medicines improvement notice: Mallon Veterinary Practice

Animal medicines improvement notice: Mallon Veterinary Practice

Details of the improvement notice issued to Mallon Veterinary Practice, Dungannon, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, published in September 2018.

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NDA signs cooperation arrangement with JAEA

NDA signs cooperation arrangement with JAEA

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) joins forces with Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) to share expertise in nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management.

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UK India Energy for Growth Dialogue

UK India Energy for Growth Dialogue

A discussion about the shared commitment to clean and green supplies of energy.

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UK India Energy for Growth Dialogue

UK India Energy for Growth Dialogue

A discussion about the shared commitment to clean and green supplies of energy.

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£3m support scheme launched to reduce air pollution from farming

£3m support scheme launched to reduce air pollution from farming

A new team of experts officially start today, backed with £3 million of funding to help farmers reduce ammonia emissions from agriculture.

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VMD statement on veterinary medicinal products containing Cannabidiol

VMD statement on veterinary medicinal products containing Cannabidiol

The VMD considers that veterinary products containing Cannabidiol are veterinary medicines.

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Bridging Payments for Environmental Stewardship customers

Bridging Payments for Environmental Stewardship customers

Farmers and land managers who claimed for 2016 and / or 2017 will have received at least 75% of their payment for those years by the end of September

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UK Government Agriculture Bill Scotland myth buster

UK Government Agriculture Bill   Scotland myth buster

Agriculture is devolved and will remain devolved, this Bill does not change that

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Celebrating 100 years of forestry at the UK’s biggest forestry show

Celebrating 100 years of forestry at the UK’s biggest forestry show

Forestry Commission England and Forest Research have joined forces to celebrate 100 years of forestry at the 2018 APF show this September.

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Celebrating 100 years of forestry at the UK’s biggest forestry show

Celebrating 100 years of forestry at the UK’s biggest forestry show

Forestry Commission England and Forest Research have joined forces to celebrate 100 years of forestry at the 2018 APF show this September.

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Welsh Secretary marks Aston Martin’s investment in zero emission vehicle manufacturing at St Athan site

Welsh Secretary marks Aston Martin’s investment in zero emission vehicle manufacturing at St Athan site

Aston Martin invest £50 million at its new St. Athan facility in Wales

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Asian hornet: Fowey nest destroyed as two new sightings confirmed in Liskeard and Hull

Asian hornet: Fowey nest destroyed as two new sightings confirmed in Liskeard and Hull

Two more sightings of Asian hornets have been confirmed and surveillance activity is underway.

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LLWR's largest logistics project for 5 years saves valuable space at Repository

LLWR's largest logistics project for 5 years saves valuable space at Repository

Partnership with Cyclife and Magnox pays dividends with over 800 tonnes of metal sent to Sweden for recycling.

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Exciting opportunity to manage inshore fisheries and conservation

Exciting opportunity to manage inshore fisheries and conservation

Opportunity to manage inshore fisheries and conservation in the Devon and Severn district

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New pilot scheme to bring 2,500 seasonal workers to UK farms

New pilot scheme to bring 2,500 seasonal workers to UK farms

Environment Secretary: We have listened to powerful arguments from farmers.

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Asian hornet identified in Cornwall

Asian hornet identified in Cornwall

An Asian hornet has been found in Cornwall and surveillance activity is underway.

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Checks for lorry emission cheats start across Great Britain

Checks for lorry emission cheats start across Great Britain

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) examiners will routinely check lorries they stop at the roadside for emissions cheat devices.

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