At the ‘Flood and Coast– Creating climate resilient places’  online conference recently hosted by CIWEM, Minister Pow made references to the: Need for a more integrated and adaptive, place based approach to deliver multiple benefits Government’s £200m fund to drive innovation at a local level Environment Agency’s Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Strategy as the […]

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How the UK will uphold environmental standards from 1 January 2021. These include standards in waste, air quality, water, and protection of habitats and species. Defra What will stay the same The UK government is committed to maintaining environmental standards and international obligations from 1 January 2021. The UK will continue its aim set out […]

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Defra seeks views on expanding use of monitoring technology on fishing boats Government to examine roll out of Remote Electronic Monitoring on fishing vessels. Today (Monday 19 October) the Government has opened a call for evidence to examine whether monitoring technology could be used more widely on fishing boats operating in English waters to help support the […]

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Defra ‘Environment Secretary George Eustice and Environment Minister Rebecca Pow have reaffirmed the government’s commitment to do everything it can to protect communities in Yorkshire through this winter and beyond, working with MPs and local authorities.  The meeting, attended by ministers, officials, the Environment Agency (EA), MPs, and representatives from local councils in South Yorkshire, […]

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