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Low-carbon concrete flood defences to help Environment Agency hit net zero by 2030

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The completed Hythe Ranges low-carbon concrete sea defence scheme, March 2021

There is coverage today of the Environment Agency’s roadmap to hit net zero as an organisation by 2030. The Evening Standard, Construction News and various local outlets report that low-carbon concrete will be used for flood defences, a move that will help reduce emissions by 45%.