Waste ramps up development costs:

Fines up to £50,000 come into force as part of a crackdown on the industry’s appalling record

Contamination monster rises from deep

Home owners and landlords could face huge bills for problems which have been buried for centuries.

Landlords unprepared for energy revolution

Every major building must now go through stringent checks when built, sold or let to qualify for an energy performance certificate [EPC]

Dig deeper to reveal risk

Land owners should do all they can to expose every detail of contamination, because buyers will certainly find it