As part of The Times Clean It Up campaign there are claims that water companies could “escape higher fines” for spilling sewage into rivers and seas. This is not the case. We have been clear that all options – including …
There has been inaccurate coverage about issues of septic tank storage in Cornwall. It includes claims that the Environment Agency (EA) has changed the rules on firms being able to spread waste from septic tanks on land. This is not the …
There has been coverage following the Environment Agency’s publication of updated River Basin Management Plans for England, which incorrectly claims that the target for Good status of England’s water bodies has moved back to 2063.
Today we are looking at coverage in the Times of the Environment Agency’s inspections of bathing water pollution incidents.
There has been widespread coverage of Environment Agency warnings to be prepared for possible flooding this winter, as it continues its awareness campaign - Flood Action Week - to encourage those who live in areas at risk of flooding to act now to protect their home, possessions and family
The latest National Drought Group meeting forecasts average rainfall over winter will not be enough to prevent drought conditions in some areas next year.
Yesterday (26 July 2022), the Environment Agency convened the National Drought Group to discuss the recent period of hot and dry weather and agree actions to protect water resources and the environment in England in the weeks ahead.
Yesterday (25 July 2022), the Environment Agency published the latest annual salmon stock assessment, warning that action is needed if stocks are to stabilise and recover.
Actions include producing a new national assessment of flood risk, an updated national coastal erosion risk map and new long term investment scenarios, to better inform future investment decisions.
Today we are looking at coverage of the government response to the EAC report into water quality in rivers.