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Environment secretary cleared of Covid after Press Secretary tested positive

Hong Kong Standard 15 Aug 2022
The Environment and Ecology Bureau confirmed today that the Press Secretary to Secretary for Environment and Ecology had tested positive for Covid through a rapid antigen test.  ... Tse Chin-wan, Secretary for Environment and ...
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Cross-country pipelines ‘would solve water crises’

The Times/The Sunday Times 15 Aug 2022
George Eustice, the environment secretary, wants to use huge pipelines to connect reservoirs in higher rainfall areas, mainly in the west, to those more at ...
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Greenpeace to create boulder barrier off Cornish coast

BBC News 15 Aug 2022
Greenpeace campaigner Chris Thorn told BBC Radio Cornwall ... The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has been asked to comment. In April, Environment Secretary George Eustice announced bottom trawling would be banned at four of the UK's 76 protected zones, including Dogger Bank, with a ban under consideration at 13 more ... Top Stories.
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"The EC proposal to reduce plant health puts food safety at risk and offers no alternatives"

Fresh Plaza 15 Aug 2022
LA UNIÓ highlighted the importance of maintaining and caring for the environment as a whole, biodiversity, and ecosystems, as well as betting on the progressive conversion towards organic agriculture valuing the work of farmers and ranchers as the main managers of the environment.
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Liz Truss v Rishi Sunak: a timeline of their roads to Tory final two

The Observer 15 Aug 2022
Liz Truss,the foreign secretary, and Rishi Sunak, a former chancellor, both took the same course at Oxford University and both have clocked up at least a decade in the private sector ... Environment secretary ... Justice secretary and Lord Chancellor ... Chief secretary to the Treasury ... International trade secretary ... Foreign secretary.
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Your three-minute digest

The Times/The Sunday Times 15 Aug 2022
George Eustice, the environment secretary, is pushing a plan to use mega-pipelines to both avoid repeats of this summer’s droughts and reduce winter ...
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PAYING farmers to restore natural habitats on England's least productive agricultural land could slash carbon ...

The Daily Mail 15 Aug 2022
The Government's plans to reward farmers for protecting the environment are based on 'blind optimism' and could leave the country entirely dependent on imports ... Environment Secretary George Eustice insists the policy will 'ensure a vibrant and profitable food and farming industry'.
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Why Greenpeace is about to drop huge boulders into the sea off the coast of Cornwall

ITV 15 Aug 2022
Kristian Buus/Greenpeace/PA ... “One of the ironies of this litigation is that both the MMO and Greenpeace are committed to improving the marine environment.”. He added ... In April, Environment Secretary George Eustice announced bottom trawling would be banned at four of the UK’s 76 protected zones - with a ban under consideration at 13 more ... He added ... .
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NM health order extended – with changes

Rio Rancho Observer 15 Aug 2022
In addition, the revised health order no longer requires New Mexico businesses to report outbreaks of COVID-19 cases – defined as four or more cases within a 14-day period – to the state Environment Department under what had been known as the “rapid response” program.
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State government is committed to make 'Rangla Punjab': CM Bhagwant Mann

The Times of India 15 Aug 2022
Bhagwant Mann said that the state government is committed to save the environment of state. Earlier, the Chief Minister accompanied by Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Janjua and Director General of Police Gaurav Yadav, inspected the parade led by parade commander ASP Maninder Singh, IPS.
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UK heatwave: water leaks double as Britain basks in sun

The Times/The Sunday Times 14 Aug 2022
The environment secretary, George Eustice, has proposed a “national grid” for water that would see pipelines go from wetter parts of western England to the east to deal ...
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UK heatwave: water leaks double as drought takes its toll

The Times/The Sunday Times 14 Aug 2022
The environment secretary, George Eustice, has proposed a “national grid” for water that would see pipelines go from wetter parts of western England to the east to deal ...
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City to increase fine for littering as officials inspecting streets

Hong Kong Standard 14 Aug 2022
As the "District Matters Co-ordination Task Force" start launching a three-month program on Tackling Hygiene Black Spots on Sunday, Cheuk visited some blocks and streets in Kowloon District together with Secretary for Environment and Ecology Tse Chin-wan and other officials.
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Opposition builds against plan to turn Naval Academy park on Chesapeake Bay into golf course

The Hill 14 Aug 2022
According to Buck, the proposal will move up the chain of command to the assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment for a final decision ... “In order to continue being good stewards of the environment, if the proposal is approved, the Navy will follow policies of the National Environmental Policy Act.”.
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Government must ‘overrule nimbys’ on new reservoirs, says infrastructure tsar

The Independent 14 Aug 2022
Call for UK ministers to act comes as environment secretary considers ‘national grid for water’ .

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