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Six-year programme of flood protection work exceeds targets after £2.6 billion investment

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There has been widespread positive regional coverage of our publication of the assessment of the 2015-2021 flood and coastal defence capital investment programme – revealing how this £2.6 billion six-year programme of work exceeded its original targets by 14,000 with …

Michael Gove visits Hadrian's Wall, Beavers in the Forest of Dean, EA response to dry weather, Leeds and flood defence scheme, EAC on the 25 Year Environment Plan - Tuesday 24 July

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Northumberland National Park

Michael Gove visits Hadrian’s Wall as part of #NationalParksWeek Yesterday the Environment Secretary Michael Gove visited the iconic Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland National Park to kick-start National Parks Week, highlighting his commitment to ensure our cherished landscapes are not only …

Monday 22 January: Deposit return schemes, flood defences and recycling waste

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This is a picture of some plastic bottles

Litter Strategy working group and deposit return schemes The Times has today anticipated findings from a working group examining measures to reduce littering and increase recycling of drinks containers in England, including deposit and reward and return schemes.” It was …