Legislation

California lawmakers unveiled a compromise bill last Friday that, if passed, would ban single use bags and impose a tax on bags distributed at the checkout as early as 2015. The bill has been a...

Bisphenol A has been making headlines with fair regularity lately as a bitter debate over its regulation as a chemical is waged. The number of studies and research projects that have found reasons...

Recent reports indicate that a group of scientists who have been vocal in their opposition of the European Union's provisional chemical policy may not be impartial researchers due to industry...

A group of children from a primary school in Teddington, Greater London recently went on a trip to 10 Downing Street to share an environmental message with the UK's...

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced that the UK government has plans for introducing a 5 pence fee for plastic bags at supermarkets and large chain stores,...

In a move which could lead to the first state-wide tax on plastic bags, Pennsylvania's senator Daylin Leach has proposed a $0.02 fee on bags distributed by retail...