There has been media coverage claiming sewage discharges, also known as storm overflows, should be stopped for the bank holiday weekend.
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 …
The Times has launched its Clean It Up campaign which calls for more action to tackle water pollution. We welcome the awareness it will raise of this critically important issue and scrutiny on the work being taken to tackle it.
Under new plans, money from water company fines will be invested directly back into environmental and water quality improvement projects.
Today we are looking at coverage of the government response to the EAC report into water quality in rivers.
Today we are looking at media coverage of the OEP’s report on the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan
Today we are looking at coverage about the issue of storm overflow spills into rivers and coastal areas.
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 the announcement that the Environment Bill will be strengthened further to tackle water pollution.
Today we are looking at media coverage of an amendment to the Environment Bill related to sewage discharges from storm overflows.