How government agencies are delivering a scheme to try and clean up one of England’s most metal polluted rivers

In Cumbria the Environment Agency and Coal Authority are trying to tackle metal pollution in one of England’s most polluted rivers, but how did the government agencies get local buy-in and planning consent for a major engineering project inside a protected landscape? Michael Donnelly speaks to the teams involved.

by Michael Donnelly

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