Contaminated land figures contested as remediation funding dries up

Over 10,000 sites across in England still require close inspection to see if they should be designated as contaminated according to DEFRA, but some say the number is much larger and that cuts mean there will be meagre funds for remediation

by Rachel Salvidge
Contaminated land (photograph: Anirut Rassameesritrakool/123RF)
Contaminated land (photograph: Anirut Rassameesritrakool/123RF)

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