‘Not fit for purpose’: EA fails to disclose information on 20-year beach sewage pollution despite legal order

The Environment Agency has failed to disclose information relating to 20 years of raw sewage discharges onto a beach in breach of wastewater laws, despite it being ordered to release the data by a tribunal almost 14 months ago.

by Rachel Salvidge
Seaburn beach in Sunderland. (Picture: Mike Walker, via Getty)
Seaburn beach in Sunderland. (Picture: Mike Walker, via Getty)

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