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
Some 55% of all rivers in England and Wales are failing to reach water quality standards because of wastewater pollution, according to the WWF
The chair of the EFRA Committee has complained to the environment secretary that DEFRA is dragging its heels
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
The Environment Agency has approved Third Energy’s hydraulic fracture plan for a controversial North Yorkshire well site
Cross-sectoral weaknesses in energy efficiency, power, heat, water resources, transport and imminent funding gap must be shored up, the National Infrastructure Commission has said
Ofwat has taken steps to open up the bioresources and water resources markets, encouraging the water sector to trade with other utilities and businesses
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