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FOI’s warn of risk to UK gas shipments

FOI’s warn of risk to UK gas shipments

New documents obtained by a Greenpeace/Energydesk FOI request have revealed government concerns about the security of gas supplies to the UK.

The news comes as the boss of energy regulator Ofgem warned …

E.ON lobbied for stiff sentences against Kingsnorth activists, papers show

The UK chief executive of energy giant E.ON repeatedly lobbied the then-energy secretary Ed Miliband and others over the sentencing of activists disrupting the company’s power plants, warning that any failure to issue “dissuasive” sentences could “impact” upon investment decisions …

US downplayed effect of Deepwater oil spill on whales, emails reveal

US downplayed effect of Deepwater oil spill on whales, emails reveal

Documents obtained by Greenpeace show officials controlling information about wildlife affected by the disaster

The images from the summer of 2010 were undoubtedly gruesome: the carcass of a young …

Is George Osborne’s energy stance influenced by Lord Howell, Greenpeace asks

Is George Osborne’s energy stance influenced by Lord Howell, Greenpeace asks

Greenpeace has submitted Freedom of Information Act questions in a bid to discover how many times Lord Howell has met the Chancellor and discussed energy questions. Lord Howell is …

Academies face funding clawback, according to FOIA release

Academies face funding clawback

A funding error has left around 100 academies facing the prospect of paying back almost £15 million, it has emerged.

In some cases, it is thought the repayments will equate to almost 10% of an affected …

Nuclear power sites at risk of flooding and eroding, FoIA shows

A FoIA request by the Guardian has revealed that 12 of Britain’s 19 civil nuclear sites are at risk of flooding and coastal erosion because of climate change.

The analysis was conducted by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural