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Electronic waste, July 2007
Published Sunday, July 1, 2007 | POSTnotes POST-PN-291
This POSTnote outlines the types of Waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) and examines the implementation and potential impacts of the legislation. Electronic waste, July 2007. POSTnote 07/291.
Published Wednesday, April 25, 2007 | Commons Briefing papers RP07-38
Social Indicators. [Includes article on Smoking in Public Places and The 2007 Census Test and a Topical Subject Page on Waste and Recycling] House of Commons Library Research Paper 07/38.
Ecosystem services, March 2007
Published Thursday, March 1, 2007 | POSTnotes POST-PN-281
This POSTnote outlines what ecosystem services are, and how provisions for maintaining them in the UK could be incorporated into policy frameworks. Ecosystem services, March 2007. POSTnote 07/281.
Ambient air quality, November 2006
Published Wednesday, November 1, 2006 | POSTnotes POST-PN-272
Ambient air quality, November 2006. POSTnote 06/272.
The Environmental Costs of Aviation, November 2003
Published Saturday, November 1, 2003 | POSTnotes POST-PN-207
This briefing examines the basis for the Government’s estimates of environmental costs of aviation and how these could be used in policy decisions related to airport expansion and environmental regulation.
High Hedges Bill (Bill 13 of 2000-01)
Published Wednesday, March 7, 2001 | Commons Briefing papers RP01-20
High Hedges Bill (Bill 13 of 2000/01). House of Commons Library Research Paper 01/20.
The control of high hedges
Published Thursday, March 25, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-35
The control of high hedges. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/35.
Agriculture and the Environment
Published Wednesday, June 24, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-70
Agriculture and the Environment. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/70.
Published Monday, June 1, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-63
Bovine Tuberculosis. House of Commons Research Paper 98/63.