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Companies operating in the EU could now be prosecuted for environmental crimes under the new ‘ecocide’ rules (Photo: Jens P Raak/Pixabay)

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The EU yesterday agreed to beef up “ecocide” rules, which will leave companies operating in the bloc more likely to be prosecuted for environmental crimes.

The European parliament and council have ...

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