Letter to The Times from Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of Environment Agency Response from the Chair to The Times’ article “Toothless Environment Agency lets farmers pollute rivers”, 17 August. PROTECTING OUR RIVERS AND STREAMS Your latest attack on the Environment Agency (“Toothless Environment Agency lets farmers pollute rivers”, 17 August) is another misleading mix of […]

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Flooding advice for farmers and land managers This guidance gives information for farmers and land managers whose land has been flooded. Published 16 August 2019 From: Rural Payments Agency, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Forestry Commission, Environment Agency, Natural England, British Cattle Movement Service, and Animal and Plant Health Agency Contents Temporary measures and minor change request Force majeure […]

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Government departments work together to find the funding needed (continue) The Government has announced it will make more than £5 million available to support communities and businesses impacted by this month’s heavy rain and flooding.  Businesses affected by the Whaley Bridge evacuation will receive up to £100,000 in emergency funding to cover uninsurable costs.  And […]

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