This is very depressing reading, and comes on last weeks news that Government are trying to water down protection for endangered species. All of this taking place against the passage of the Environment Bill through Parliament. EAC ‘The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) urges the Government to conserve and restore UK biodiversity and ecosystems amid grave […]

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This latest Thames water major pollution incident is a timely reminder for the Environmental Audit Committee and their work on water quality in rivers (watch the evidence) of the growing risks of major storms driving significant pollution events. Thames Water has depressing recent record of sewage pollution incidents. Thames Water fined £4 million after catastrophic […]

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The Environmental Audit Committee will hold an evidence session on 26th May from 2.30. those appearing include Alastair Chisholm, Director of Policy at Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management Bronwyn Buntine, Sustainable Drainage Team Leader at Kent Council Ian Titherington, Lead drainage officer at Cardiff Council Dr Gabriela Dotro, Senior Research Fellow in Environmental […]

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Watch the video of the oral evidence to the EAC from some of the Governments most vocal critics Professor Peter Hammond (retired) Professor of Computational Biology at University College London (UCL), and Senior Fellow in Medical Image Analysis at University of Oxford Big Data Institute Professor Rebecca Malby Co-founder at Ilkley Clean River Group Pete Lloyd […]

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