Water firms' sewage fines to be ringfenced for environmental protection, government confirms

Cecilia Keating
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But measure slammed by opposition politicians as 'a pathetic and insulting attempt to save face' amid growing outcry over sewage discharge into waterways

The government has announced it will directly invest money raised from fines imposed on water companies for polluting rivers into projects that improve the environment and water quality. In an announcement...

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