Sewage scandal: EA probe suggests ‘widespread and serious non-compliance’

The initial stages of the Environment Agency’s criminal investigation into water companies’ dumping of raw sewage into rivers and seas suggests wholesale breaches of environmental rules, the agency has announced.

by Rachel Salvidge
The EA suspects widespread illegal dumping of raw sewage into rivers. Photograph: Pixabay

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