In today’s blog we look at coverage of the Government’s new law which will make it illegal for larger businesses to use products unless they comply with local laws to protect natural areas.
There is coverage in today’s Times, Daily Telegraph and BBC Radio 4 Farming Today, reporting on the launch of the Nature Recovery Network (NRN) Delivery Partnership which was kicked off today at a virtual Natural England event.
This morning there is coverage on the front page of the Yorkshire Post and BBC News of our announcement of the recommendations of an independent review of flood insurance, commissioned by the government following flooding in South Yorkshire last winter.
A consultation on reducing ammonia emissions from the use of solid urea fertilisers has opened today.
Avian influenza of the H5N2 strain was first confirmed in a small commercial premises in Kent where a 1km Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza LPAI Restricted zone has been put in place and all 480 birds on site will be humanely culled to limit the spread of the disease.
The UK’s decision to impose stricter plant health import regulations has triggered infraction proceedings from the EU.
Response to opinion piece from Friends of the Earth Scotland in the Edinburgh Evening News
There is widespread coverage of our announcement today on the government-led project successfully detecting traces of coronavirus in sewage.
There has been coverage in the Guardian and ENDS Report of ongoing work by the Environment Agency to examine whether more than 50 sites that supply salad and vegetables to supermarkets and other businesses are discharging chemical pollution into rivers and streams.
The indicators look at the health of our environment, including protected areas, habitat connectivity, marine pollution, air quality, and wildlife.