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Britain risks losing green protections after Brexit | Environment

Friends of the Earth, National Trust and others voice ‘serious concerns’ that UK will not cooperate with EU Greener UK believes that there may be a ‘lack of willpower to ensure high standards across the UK.’ Photograph: Barbara Fischer, Australia./Getty ImagesA coalition of leading environmental groups says

Ineos ‘misled’ public over fracking in Sherwood Forest | Business

One of Britain’s top fracking firms has been accused of misleading the public over its intent to explore for shale gas in a protected area of ancient woodland in Sherwood Forest. Ineos, a UK-based petrochemicals firm, has said publicly it would exclude sensitive areas of the legendary