‘Jaw-dropping’: DEFRA faces legal action over pollution plans

DEFRA faces court action next week over its failure to produce diffuse water pollution plans (DWPPs) for sensitive sites, which would include details of investigations and actions to bring them back to “favourable status”.

by Rachel Salvidge
The river Wye struggles with phosphate pollution. Photograph: Stephen Dorey/Getty Images
The river Wye struggles with phosphate pollution. Photograph: Stephen Dorey/Getty Images

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