Environment Agency knew sewage was being dumped into rivers years ago, leak reveals

Exclusive: Revelation comes after agency’s chair told MPs in May the practice had only recently come to lightThe Environment Agency knew raw sewage was being illegally dumped into English rivers from wastewater treatment works a decade ago, a leaked report shows.However, the agency’s chair told MPs in May that the practice had only recently come to light. Continue reading...

Environment Agency knew sewage was being dumped into rivers years ago, leak reveals

Exclusive: Revelation comes after agency’s chair told MPs in May the practice had only recently come to light

The Environment Agency knew raw sewage was being illegally dumped into English rivers from wastewater treatment works a decade ago, a leaked report shows.

However, the agency’s chair told MPs in May that the practice had only recently come to light.

Continue reading...