Environment Agency boss: Use post-Brexit flexibility to crack down on corporate environmental crimes

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Sir James Bevan | Credit: Gov.uk
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Sir James Bevan | Credit: Gov.uk

EXCLUSIVE: Sir James Bevan to argue that egregious breaches of environmental law should result in increased fines that put a 'major dent' in bottom lines and sentences that 'put bosses in jail'

The boss of the Environment Agency will this morning call for the UK to use its recently gained independence from the EU to introduce greater fines and tougher sentences for firms that break environmental...

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