Environment Agency

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Somerset ‘super nature reserve’ will benefit UK’s rarest wildlife
Environmental organisations partner to create 15,000 acre protected wetland 70 years after creation of England’s first nature reserves

Steven Morris

19, May, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Sewage dumps into English rivers widespread, criminal inquiry suspects
Environment agency says initial investigation into all 10 water firms suggests possible ‘serious non-compliance’ with law

Sandra Laville

13, May, 2022 @11:03 AM

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England fails to reach household waste recycling target
Wales only UK nation to exceed 50% as households in England recycle less in 2020 than 2019

Sandra Laville

11, May, 2022 @11:44 AM

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Is this the end for the traditional British watermill?
Hundreds of mills could be converted to generate clean electricity – but the Environment Agency has just raised application fees by up to 790%

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

30, Apr, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Fat chance of safe water for Britain’s wild swimmers | Letter
Letter: The UK has persistently refused to comply with the European Commission’s bathing water directive, writes Charlie Hopkins


19, Apr, 2022 @4:19 PM

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How to turn England’s rivers from filthy sewers into shining streams | Rachel Salvidge
Community groups are starting to take matters into their own hands, says environmental journalist Rachel Salvidge

Rachel Salvidge

18, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Raw sewage discharged into English rivers 375,000 times by water firms
Data from 2021 released at same time as government plan to stop 40% of untreated sewage releases by 2040

Sandra Laville

31, Mar, 2022 @11:19 AM

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Environment Agency downgrading 93% of prosecutions for serious pollution
Exclusive: leaked internal report adds to concerns cutbacks have undermined England’s regulator

Sandra Laville and Rachel Salvidge

02, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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It’s time Ofwat hit the polluters where it hurts – in their bonuses | Nils Pratley
Letter from water regulator to remuneration committees hardly lays down law over scandal of raw sewage discharges

Nils Pratley

21, Feb, 2022 @7:56 PM

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Anglers ‘heartbroken’ as stretch of River Tone stripped of trees
Environment Agency devastates banks of river near Taunton ‘to protect properties in Bathpool’

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

06, Feb, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Questions remain for Environment Agency | Letter
Letter: Peter Foulston is not convinced by its chair’s response to a Guardian report and says resources have shifted away from frontline pollution prevention


03, Feb, 2022 @6:34 PM

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Not such a civil service after all | Brief letters
Brief letters: A grave betrayal | Joe Rogan on Deezer | Welsh indiscretion | Environment Agency | Great British institutions | PM’s number is up

02, Feb, 2022 @5:00 PM

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