Microplastics – Three items EAC committee Research project MCS & Greenpeace petition 1.  Environmental Audit Committee (EAC): Minister questioned on the environmental impact of microplastics This is the fourth oral evidence session in the Committee’s inquiry into the environmental impact of microplastics. The session will cover the Government’s position on the issue of microbeads and […]

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EAC Soil Health Report published Report: Soil Health Report: Soil Health (PDF 761KB)  EAC ‘Healthy soils (both urban and rural) are important for food production and human wellbeing. Soil health cannot be measured directly, so indicators (physical, chemical, and biological properties, processes, or characteristics) are generally used. These measurable properties of soil or plants provide […]

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The Environmental Audit Committee publishes report finding that the Government is failing to protect communities at risk of flooding. Report: Flooding: Cooperation across Government Report: Flooding: Cooperation across Government (PDF 1.11 MB) Inquiry: Flooding: Cooperation across Government Environmental Audit Committee Funding for flood defences The Committee warns that a reactive approach to funding for flood defence […]

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