Water framework Directive forces new controls on diffuse pollution

The Government's aversion to gold plating of EU legislation is well in evidence in its second consultation paper on the implementation of the 2000 water framework Directive in England and Wales.1 It is aiming for the minimum possible disturbance in existing legislation, but an important innovation will be new powers to control diffuse pollution from agriculture and other sources.

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