The Fisheries Bill passed its second reading in Parliament yesterday and will enter committee stage.
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The Environment Secretary has given his support to the Telegraph's campaign to encourage Premier league football clubs to go green and the Fisheries Bill gets its second reading.
EA starts £2.1m River Thames improvement programme The Environment Agency announced details of a £2.1 million programme of improvements to River Thames locks which will enable and enhances boating activity along 135 miles of river. This story has been covered …
This weekend there was national media coverage in the Mirror, Telegraph and Sun regarding the rising use of wood burning stoves in homes and the dangers they pose to human health.
Statement by the Environment Secretary This morning the Environment Secretary gave the below statement to the media. Environment Secretary Michael Gove said: I’ve had a very good morning in a series of meetings with my colleagues here at Defra, just making sure …
Fly-tipping figures published for the 2017/18 year Defra has published the latest annual figures for fly tipping incidents in England for 2017/18, which have so far been reported in The Times and BBC online. The figures show there has been …
Waste Crime Review is published CIWM Journal, Let’sRecycle, and Materials Recycling World cover the independent review into serious and organised crime in the waste sector, published by the government yesterday. The independent review, ordered by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove, …
PAC report on Defra’s progress towards Brexit Today there was coverage in The Independent, Yorkshire Post, Politics Home and Farming UK on the back of the PAC issuing a report looking at Defra’s progress towards Brexit, which claims there is …
On today's blog we're looking at flushable wet wipes and the review of government’s bovine TB strategy.
Coverage of our bovine TB strategy and neonicotinoids on the Today Programme.
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