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Pollution news from UK Parliament.

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Air quality concerns - Neil Parish MP letter to government
The letter is published on the Committee website.
27 April 2022
Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill receives third reading in the Lords ahead of Royal Assent. Catch up
31 March 2022
Plastic waste exports scrutinised by EFRA Committee MPs
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee is holding an evidence session in its inquiry into plastic waste
17 March 2022
Lords debates energy national policy statements
Members discuss government's draft overarching national policy statement for energy. Catch up
23 February 2022
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MPs ask how ‘alternative plastics’ might reduce waste
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee holds an evidence session in its inquiry into plastic waste
13 January 2022
‘Chemical cocktail’ of sewage, slurry and plastic polluting English rivers puts public health and nature at risk
Environmental Audit Committee warns poor water quality in English rivers is a result of chronic underinvestment
13 January 2022
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What role can Scotland play in the UK hydrogen economy?
The Scottish Affairs Committee launches a new inquiry considering hydrogen and carbon capture in Scotland.
06 January 2022
Sizewell Nuclear Power Station
Lords debates the role of civil nuclear power
What is the role of civil nuclear power in meeting UK electricity needs and energy security? Catch up
10 December 2021
Three private members' bills in the Lords
Members discuss hereditary peers, cigarette health warnings and addition of environment to the national curriculum. Catch up
06 December 2021
What impact could a CBAM have on energy intensive sectors?
The Environmental Audit Committee is to host its second evidence session exploring carbon border adjustment mechanisms (CBAMs).
03 December 2021
House of Lords Podcast: what comes after COP?
We discuss COP26, the environment and climate change this month with Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and Baroness Parminter.
26 November 2021
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Academics and experts questioned on carbon border adjustment mechanisms
Environmental Audit Committee hold its first public evidence session on carbon border adjustment mechanisms
19 November 2021
Lords debates COP26 outcomes
Debate on tackling the challenges of climate changes measures. Discover more
19 November 2021
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