'Nutrient credits': Government launches latest water pollution crackdown

James Murray
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'Nutrient credits': Government launches latest water pollution crackdown

Defra confirms new legal duty to be placed on water companies to reduce nutrient pollution by 2030, as it looks to ease planning barriers for new housing projects

Just days after the Environment Agency released a damning assessment of the water industry's continuing failure to tackle sewage overflows and other serious pollution incidents, the government yesterday...

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