Government plans watered-down nutrient pollution rules in bid to ramp up housebuilding

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Surface pollution on the Leeds-Liverpool canal in Lancashire | Credit: iStock

Surface pollution on the Leeds-Liverpool canal in Lancashire | Credit: iStock

Government unveils plans to dilute EU-derived nutrient neutrality rules in a bid to accelerate development of hundreds of thousands of new homes in England, as Labour touts planning reform vision

The government has confirmed it is planning to water-down EU-derived nutrient pollution protection rules in a bid to accelerate housebuilding across the UK, claiming the move would help enable more than...

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