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UK oil industry reports highest amount of oil spilled in decade

Last year 246 oil spills were reported in the UK, with the total amount of oil released in these spills reaching 86 tons.
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European plastics recyclers want legislative support

One of the top priorities for the European plastics recycling industry will be to create a market for recycled plastics, facilitating the diversion of recyclable plastics from landfills and further increasing recycling rates in Europe.
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Belgium set to expand petrochemical production in 2014

Belgium is expected to hold on to its position as a leading petrochemical producer in Western Europe as capacity in the polyesters, butadiene and synthetic fibres segments will increase.
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Greece faces fines for delayed wastewater treatment improvements

Greece may face hefty fines from the European Commission (EC) over its failure to adequately deal with urban wastewater and for its poor standards of wastewater treatment.
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US refiners to ramp up diesel exports to Europe

The recent boom in oil and gas production in the United States has caused a significant rise in production, prompting U.S. companies to look to international markets.
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Honeywell to modernize one of Europe's largest refineries

Preem AB, Sweden's largest oil producer, will use Honeywell's enhanced high-performance process manager to as much as triple the capacity of the refinery’s existing controllers.
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EU working on tighter fracking regulation

The European Parliament supports an amendment to the EU's Environmental Impact Assessment Directive, which states that all operations for hydraulic fracturing for coal bed methane and for shale and shale-like formations should go through environmental impact assessments.
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Horsemeat scandal leads to less meat consumption in UK

A quarter of UK consumers say they now eat less meat than they did a year ago and more than a third say they are willing to consider cutting down on meat consumption.
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Reusable bags could lead to more foodborne illnesses

The British government has been trying to urge consumers to ditch single-use plastic bags in the hope of reducing waste and carbon emissions, but experts have warned that switching to reusable bags could put food safety at risk.
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UK poultry industry blames planning curbs for stifling local production

According to the British Poultry Council, the country is running out of space to rear chickens and planning curbs are making it extremely difficult to "Buy British."
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