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Moorside nuclear reactor builder Westinghouse goes bust

Westinghouse, the US nuclear unit of Japanese nuclear company Toshiba, has filed for US bankruptcy protection after struggling with hefty losses....

UK Oil and Gas Authority award 25 offshore licences for ‘frontier’ areas with help of seismic data

The UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has offered 25 licences for 111 blocks to 17 companies to enable more exploration and production in...

Chance find could revolutionise water treatment energy use

A type of bacteria accidentally discovered during a water research project could significantly reduce the amount of electricity consumed for...

Communities around the globe share water quality information

On 22 March 2017, the day designated by the United Nations as World Water Day, individuals, schools and community groups around the world will...

UN International Day of Forests focuses on making wood energy greener

The 2017 International Day of Forests on 21 March is focussing on the theme...

Splash out wisely - the challenge of Water Saving Week

The UK’s annual water efficiency promotion Water...

New treatment uses hygiene waste to create clean energy

Millions of nappies, feminine hygiene products, incontinence pads and other hygiene waste currently sent to landfill by commercial organisations...

Yorkshire Water upgrades Scarborough water treatment

Yorkshire Water is embarking on a £17 million project to modernise the...

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