Today’s blog looks at coverage of the Environment Agency’s prosecution of Severn Trent Water for illegal sewage discharges
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Today we are looking at media coverage of Defra’s 2020/21 fly-tipping statistics.
As part of National Tree Week, we have published new landmark research which proves the immense benefits of trees and woodlands for people’s wellbeing.
There has been widespread coverage in the Independent, Express, Evening Standard, City AM, the Scotsman, Press and Journal, as well as others, of our announcement that exports of British lamb to the US market can resume from next year after …
Today’s blog focuses on coverage of the Environment Secretary’s speech at the CLA conference, where further details of the Sustainable Farming Incentive were also announced.
As part of National Tree Week, we have announced a new community forest for Cumbria and awarded £12million of funding to help plant over quarter of million trees
Today we are looking at media coverage of the results of the 2021 Great British Beach Clean
Today’s blog looks at media coverage on the annual report from Surfers Against Sewage on storm overflows during the bathing water season.
Today we are looking at media coverage of Government plans for possible new standards for wet wipes
Today we are looking at media coverage of research into microplastics in the air we breathe.
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Defra in the Media is run by the Defra group Press Office and is our review of Defra group stories in the news.
The blog features a review of our leading media stories, rebuttal of inaccurate comment, and updates about our campaigns and stories.
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