The Guardian reports that the Liberal Democrats condemn ‘environment scandal’ as party releases figures compiled from Environment Agency data Untreated sewage was discharged into England’s coastal bathing waters for more than 160,000 hours last year, according to figures collated by the Liberal Democrats to mark the start of the summer sea-swimming season. Data compiled by […]

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Sewage flooding a river for hours was blamed on Anglian Water’s slow response to the incident. The company has been fined £18,000 for failures at a pumping station near Peterborough that an investigation said showed up their “reactive attitude” to pollution. District judge Ken Sheraton said Anglian Water should have given “a higher category of […]

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As covered last week, thousands of people took part in the first National Day of Action on Water Quality on Saturday 23 April, a mass protest over water firms dumping sewage in rivers. Ocean conservation charity Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) joined forces with clean water campaign groups to organise  simultaneous protests against water companies from Scotland to […]

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