Today we are looking at coverage in the Times of the Environment Agency’s inspections of bathing water pollution incidents.
This government wants clean and safe rivers, lakes and seas, and we have been clear that we will hold water companies to account if they do not comply with our environmental regulations.
There has been widespread media coverage of the Environment Secretary’s announcement that he will bring forward proposals to raise the civil penalty for water companies who pollute the environment by 1,000-fold - from £250,000 to up to £250 million.
Today (Saturday 25 June) the Telegraph has published an opinion piece on the importance of water quality to public health, written by: Chief Medical Officer, Professor Sir Chris Whitty; Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd; and Ofwat Chair, Jonson Cox.
A recent article in the Guardian (20 June) wrongly claims that the Defra Guidance to the Farming Rules for Water would have allowed farmers to spread manures and slurry on land in a way that would overload it with nutrients …
The Strategic Policy Statement (SPS), which was laid in Parliament in February, sets out to Ofwat as the economic regulator its expectations for the sector over the next five year spending cycle and beyond.
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
There has been extensive coverage today of our announcement on new long-term environmental targets & green paper proposals that will protect and enhance our natural world in The Times, Sky News, BBC Online, The I. and the Guardian. The coverage …
Today we are looking at coverage about the issue of storm overflow spills into rivers and coastal areas.