DEFRA officials accused of ‘interfering’ with the Environment Agency’s ability to regulate farms in legal complaint

The Environment Agency (EA) has been accused of “an unlawful abdication of its statutory responsibilities” for its “failure” to monitor and enforce key environmental laws in addressing nitrogen pollution from farms across England, according to a legal complaint submitted to the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) by ClientEarth and WWF.

by Pippa Neill

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