Latest News for: Environment regulations


Water firm United Utilities may have received a £5million green target bonus after misreporting...

The Daily Mail 04 Dec 2023
The water firm meanwhile has strongly refuted suggestions of foul play and stressed that it 'cares passionately about the environment.'. United Utilities was rated as a top performer in the regulator Ofwat's performance review this year, recording just 126 pollution incidents, or 16 per 10,000 kilometres (6,213 miles) of sewer.

VN studies international experiences for carbon trade exchange design

Vietnam News 04 Dec 2023
She recommended that Việt Nam develop detailed and consistent regulations and instructions based on the environment law ... In 2020, the National Assembly passed the Law on Environment which regulates in detail the development of the domestic carbon market.

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to support local waste-recycling

Vietnam News 04 Dec 2023
HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has announced plans to assist local facilities in collecting and recycling waste, including used batteries ... In response, the ministry said it had drafted a decree regulating the use of the Fund for Environment Protection.

United Utilities ‘misreported sewage pollution’ and received £5m bonus

AOL 04 Dec 2023
The more than 60 cases, which were all signed off by the Environment Agency, include a sewage discharge into the middle of Lake Windermere, a world heritage site in the Lake District ... The Environment Agency – not United Utilities – determines both the initial and final categorisation of pollution incidents. “This is its role as the regulator.

New law empowers Bahrain Tourism Minister to impose temporary shutdowns and fines up to BD30,000

The Daily Tribune - Bahrain 04 Dec 2023
Under the new law, the minister gains unprecedented power to enact temporary shutdowns and impose fines of up to BD30,000 on tourism facilities found violating regulations, marking a pivotal move to fortify industry standards and ensure a robust tourism environment ... environment.

UA professor touts ag engineering field

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 04 Dec 2023
... and the Built Environment ... Their paper, titled "The spatial organization of CAFOs and its relationship to water quality in the United States," showed that a cluster of smaller, unregulated operations has as much of an impact on the environment as the larger, regulated operations.

Swiss banks issue first digital bonds using real CHF wholesale wCBDC on regulated DLT platform

Cryptoslate 04 Dec 2023
“The settlement of the first securities transactions in wCBDC in a developed economy on regulated blockchain-based infrastructure in a production environment represents a major milestone for the entire industry,”. SIX Digital Exchange, a fully regulated financial ...

Stakeholders in cocoa value chain urged to promote best practices

Business Ghana 04 Dec 2023
... the EU regulations we are discussing here have a strong impact on the way we trade cocoa ... Secondly, we start to prepare by asking how we ensure we are complying with human rights regulations and also ensure that we are respecting the environment in our value chain,” he said.

Seeking equitable climate investments

Dawn 04 Dec 2023
Ensuring equitable climate finance is now pivotal ... Finally, policy and regulatory consistency is crucial for providing a stable and predictable environment for sustainable development. The government must ensure that policies and regulations are aligned with long-term sustainability goals and provide clear guidelines for investors and businesses ... .

UAE’s fossil fuel sector harmful to people’s health, says Human Rights Watch

Mail Guardian South Africa 04 Dec 2023
A report by Human Rights Watch released on Monday found that the fossil fuel industry in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is causing harmful air pollution with severe consequences for human health ... “The ministry of climate change and environment is urged to develop and enforce stringent regulations to limit air pollution in the UAE ... ....

I got a tech job and quadrupled my salary to $400,000 after leaving law. You ...

Business Insider 04 Dec 2023
Jonea Gordon, a data-privacy program manager at Cruise ... It has been edited for length and clarity ... Here's how I got where I am today.How I started my career ... This role was a perfect blend of my desire for creativity and a dynamic work environment. My legal background was invaluable for understanding and applying complex regulations ... ....

India – Panama relation and opportunities

Financial Express 04 Dec 2023
By Sandeep Wasnik ... Navy Day 2023 ... India re-elected to International Maritime Organisation Council ... The Panamanian government has set regulations in place to encourage investment in the pharmaceutical sector. Panama offers a biodiverse environment with enormous untapped potential for companies interested in pharmaceutical drug discovery and research ... .

David Schwartz condemns ethical lapses in crypto hacking

Cryptopolitan 03 Dec 2023
David Schwartz, a key figure in developing the XRP Ledger, is no stranger to voicing his opinions on cryptocurrency regulation ... In a move blending humor with a critique of the current regulatory environment, Schwartz once suggested a metaphorical battle between the SEC and CFTC for control over crypto regulation.

Government monopolies require regulation

Pauls Valley Democrat 03 Dec 2023
This situation highlights the one time that regulation is truly necessary ... Many conservatives view “regulation” as a dirty word, and rightfully so. But the one area where regulation is not only necessary, but also must be the most intrusive, is in an environment where government has granted a monopoly.