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Reducing sewage in rivers and seas is public health priority, says Chris Whitty
England’s chief medical officer says 19th-century wastewater system ended cholera outbreaks and calls for similar focus now

Sandra Laville

21, May, 2024 @6:00 AM

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‘Someone is going to die’: MPs warned of E coli risk to swimmers in English waters
Clean river campaigner says pollution poses threat as Labour MP calls for water industry to be taken into public ownership

Sandra Laville

15, May, 2024 @4:25 PM

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Solicitor general to appeal over case of climate activist who held sign on jurors’ rights
Exclusive: Judge accused Robert Courts of ‘mischaracterising evidence’ against Trudi Warner

Sandra Laville

15, May, 2024 @12:20 PM

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Northumbrian Water told to publish raw sewage discharge data it tried to hide
Appeal tribunal orders firm to share details on hundreds of thousands of tonnes of outflows into North Sea

Sandra Laville

03, May, 2024 @6:00 AM

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‘There is despair’: fears for Scotland’s green policies as power-sharing ends
Climate groups and Greens co-leader say climate policies risk being sidelined or buried by SNP

Sandra Laville and Severin Carrell

30, Apr, 2024 @5:41 PM

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Developed countries accused of bowing to lobbyists at plastic pollution talks
Campaigners say last-minute compromise plays into the hands of petrostates and industry influences

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

30, Apr, 2024 @9:57 AM

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Countries consider pact to reduce plastic production by 40% in 15 years
Motion sets out worldwide target in alignment with Paris agreement to limit global heating to 1.5C

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

29, Apr, 2024 @11:27 AM

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‘Privileged access’: pro-plastic lobbyists at UN pollution talks increase by a third
Fossil fuel and petrochemical campaigners at Ottawa summit outnumber scientists, EU and Indigenous delegates

Sandra Laville

25, Apr, 2024 @1:44 PM

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Doctors condemn suspension of retired GP over UK climate protests
Dr Sarah Benn, from Birmingham, taken off medical register for five months after attending Just Stop Oil demonstration

Sandra Laville

24, Apr, 2024 @1:16 PM

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‘I felt this was an abuse of power’: Trudi Warner’s climate fight with the UK government
Trudi Warner on a year being pursued by government lawyers determined to prosecute her over a jurors’ rights protest

Sandra Laville

23, Apr, 2024 @11:13 AM

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World must come together to tackle plastic pollution, says chair of UN talks
Ecuadorian ambassador to the UK is hopeful impasse can be overcome at treaty negotiations in Ottawa

Sandra Laville, Environment correspondent

23, Apr, 2024 @9:34 AM

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Judge throws out case against UK climate activist who held sign on jurors’ rights
Trudi Warner was accused of contempt for holding placard reminding jurors of right to acquit based on conscience

Sandra Laville

22, Apr, 2024 @11:28 AM

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