Climate change is stirring up historic contaminated sediments from England’s rivers and little is being done to clean them up, as Rachel Salvidge discovers
A Welsh assembly committee has pressed the Welsh environment secretary to provide greater detail on how she plans to improve protection of the nation’s coast and seas, following its inquiry into the issue.
Nathan Richardson: We all want to reduce pollution but asking customers to pay water companies for breaking the law less often is not the way to go about it. Nor is hoping for less flood-inducing weather
Severn Trent Water is investing £120m in phosphorus removal technology at 100 of its sewage treatment works
The heavy plant manufacturer has been fined £7,500 for discharging 40,000 litres of oil into the Irish Sea
A Bristol waste firm has been fined £22,450 following a five-year investigation costing the EA more than £2m, while waste firm directors avoid jail and fines
The Scottish government has announced it ‘will not support the development of unconventional oil and gas’ effectively banning fracking in Scotland
The Natural Capital Committee has urged Michael Gove to include robust governance and measurable milestones in the forthcoming 25-year environment plan
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