Environment under pressure as EU targets jobs and growth

Concerns that the environment is being down-graded in EU policy-making have been fuelled by reports that major initiatives from the European Commission are to be delayed, and potentially watered down. Meanwhile, leaked documents reveal that Environment Secretary Margaret Beckett is struggling to ensure that economic concerns do not take precedence in the revised EU sustainable development strategy.

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