Wessex Water has offered to pay £975,000 to achieve equivalent environmental benefits following a series of sewage spills in Swanage Bay, Dorset.  The company also offered £25,000 compensation to Swanage RNLI Lifeboat Station as an impacted third party, taking the total pay-out to £1 million. The payment follows illegal spills in 2016 and 2017 when […]

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£16 million Teesside flood scheme complete The Environment Agency has completed a vital new Teesside flood scheme which benefits local residents and businesses and provides a significant boost to local wildlife. New £16 million scheme better protects 350 homes and 32 businesses Almost 50 hectares of new habitat created for local wildlife Designed to last […]

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Committee on Climate Change: Managing the coast in a changing climate Managing the coast in a changing climate (2.92MB) This report by the CCC’s Adaptation Committee investigates the long-term challenges of managing England’s coastline against the backdrop of a changing climate. Overall, we conclude that the current approach to coastal management in England is unsustainable […]

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