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10 tonnes of asbestos fly-tipped in Hampshire

Test Valley Borough Council is calling for witnesses after 10 tonnes of deadly asbestos and potentially dangerous chemicals were dumped in the Hampshire countryside in a series of fly-tipping incidents.

Asbestos at Broughton

Government back in court over air pollution plan

The UK government will head back to court this summer in defence of its plans to tackle air pollution after the High Court granted permission for a Judicial Review hearing, reports Air Quality News.

Agency reminder to check authorisation deadlines

To allow an existing biocidal product to stay on the market, companies must apply for product authorisation by the date of approval of the active substance contained in the product.

Working time reforms

The Belgian government is currently refining a draft reform of statutory working time that will favour an increase in flexible working. The government believes that this reform will respond to the wishes of many workers by allowing for a better balance between family and working life. Trade unions, however, fear that this flexibility will only work one way, serving the needs and interests of business.