Interview with Environment Agency interim chief executive John Curtin

‘There’s not a single person in the Environment Agency who wants sewage in rivers’: Listen as interim EA chief executive John Curtin joins the ENDS Report team to discuss how the sewage scandal has turned toxic, the lessons of last summer’s drought, and the future of the regulator

Every week, the ENDS team runs down the biggest green news stories across the UK and takes a forensic look at one of the more deep-rooted environmental issues facing us today.

In this special 46th episode, we're joined by John Curtin, interim chief executive of the Environment Agency, who discusses:

  • The lessons from last summer’s drought
  • Where bathing waters and pig DNA overlap
  • Making things not happen
  • And the future of the Environment Agency

SUBSCRIBER ONLY CONTENT: ENDS Report subscribers can listen to an exclusive extended version of our interview with John Curtin, and read an in-depth feature, by clicking here.

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