EA to wait until 2028 for new abstraction powers

The government will go ahead with plans to allow the Environment Agency (EA) to vary or revoke any licence that is causing unsustainable abstraction without paying compensation, but the powers will only be available after 2028, DEFRA has announced.

by Jamie Carpenter

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