Fly-tipping scourge on farmland

More than 600,000 tonnes of waste was fly-tipped on agricultural land in England and Wales in 2001, according to Environment Minister Michael Meacher.1 Responsibility for fly-tipping is divided between local authorities and the Environment Agency, and data on the scale of the problem are not collected centrally. However, Mr Meacher said that discussions are currently under way on a national data recording system in England.

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