‘A victory for rivers’: EA to reword RPS on relaxing effluent rules after backlash

The Environment Agency (EA) has agreed to amend a Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) it published last month in order to make it clear that it is not allowing illegal discharges of sewage into rivers.

by Conor McGlone
Sewage treatment ( Jim Linwood, Flickr, CC BY 2.0)
Sewage treatment ( Jim Linwood, Flickr, CC BY 2.0)

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