From Defra A joint industry-government group established last year to tackle river pollution has today (22 January) agreed a new objective to prevent damage from storm overflows. The Storm Overflows Taskforce – made up of Defra, the Environment Agency, Ofwat, Consumer Council for Water, Blueprint for Water and Water UK – has agreed to set […]

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Environment Minister Rebecca Pow sets out the UK’s vision for our seas and highlights cross-government Offshore Wind Enabling Actions Programme in keynote speech at the 2021 Coastal Futures conference.   Published 19 January 2021 Defra ‘Thank you for inviting me back to speak at this year’s Ocean Recovery event, and to celebrate the work that has […]

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Learning from the Marine Pioneer – Aisling Lannin Marine Management Organisation  E: aisling.lannin@marinemanagement.org.uk The Marine Pioneer was set up by Defra to test the approaches outlined in the 25 Year Environment Plan (25YEP). The 25YEP’s vision is to improve the environment in a generation and it states that to achieve this we need to make […]

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