Reinstate funding to clean up contaminated land, say MPs

The Environmental Audit Committee says the government is wrong to rely on the planning system to remediate land and that there is a ‘real danger’ that contaminated sites are being ignored

by Rachel Salvidge
lack of resources could be preventing councils from identifying contaminated land. Photograph: Anirut Rassameesritrakool/123RF
lack of resources could be preventing councils from identifying contaminated land. Photograph: Anirut Rassameesritrakool/123RF

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