‘Complete regulatory collapse’: DEFRA hits back at criticism of its river pollution record

The environment department has defended itself after receiving high profile criticism in the national press over its management of England’s water bodies and says it is investigating more than 700 sewage outfalls.

by Rachel Salvidge
Photograph: Robert Brook/Getty Images
Photograph: Robert Brook/Getty Images

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