‘Appalling scandal’: Fury as Environment Agency slashes pollution incident response action

EXCLUSIVE: The Environment Agency has told its staff to ignore reports of low-impact pollution events, stating that it “does not have sufficient funding to continue to provide [its] current level of environment management incident response”. The move has elicited outrage from rivers groups and NGOs.

by Rachel Salvidge
Polluted stream
Photograph: Ash Smith/WASP

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