The highly-anticipated 25-year environment plan has split opinion with some saying it ‘lacks teeth and urgency’ while others praise its scope and ambition
Diffuse pollution from farming could reverse improvements in drinking water quality, the condition of rivers and the quality of bathing waters once the UK leaves the EU, according to researchers
Brexit and repeated resource cuts have left DEFRA struggling to fulfil its duties, forcing it to review and de-prioritise aspects of its workload, according to the National Audit Office
The EA will crack down on abstraction licences, develop catchment strategies, integrate licensing into permitting regulations, review charges and digitise the whole licensing system
An inquiry into nitrate pollution has been launched by the Environmental Audit Committee, investigating the scale of the problem and its impacts on environment and human health
England will miss its already deferred water quality targets out to 2027, according to Environment Agency chief James Bevan
An Environmental Protection Act and a national policy statement underpinning environmental principles are being considered by the environment secretary
DEFRA plans to fast track planning consent for large water supply projects in a bid to head off a water shortage of up to a fifth of England’s demand by 2050
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