‘Thousands of gallons of fuel’ leak into river as residents hit out

‘Thousands of gallons of fuel’ leak into river as residents hit out

Suspected fuel contamination has affected a huge stretch of the River Esk in Musselburgh

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Call for action over sewage being dumped in Shropshire’s rivers

Call for action over sewage being dumped in Shropshire’s rivers

Calls are being made for Shropshire Council to help clean up the county’s rivers by putting pressure on Severn Trent to mitigate the impact of sewage pollution.

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More than 80km of River Wear polluted by zinc, cadmium and lead, report shows

More than 80km of River Wear polluted by zinc, cadmium and lead, report shows

More than 80km of rivers in Weardale, County Durham have been polluted by abandoned metal mines

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Check your oil tank to prevent pollution

Check your oil tank to prevent pollution

Leaked fuel causes far-reaching damage to the environment – it can kill plants, harm wildlife, pollute rivers and contaminate drinking water.

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Investors argue the EU’s agricultural subsidies are not green, they are harmful

Investors argue the EU’s agricultural subsidies are not green, they are harmful

A group of global investors representing more than $3.5 trillion (€3.1 trillion) in assets has urged the European Commission not to allow intensive farming to be labelled as a sustainable activity.

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Radioactivity in the environment report shows impact of radioactive discharges is well within dose limits

Radioactivity in the environment report shows impact of radioactive discharges is well within dose limits

The latest Radioactivity in Food and the Environment Report (RIFE 26) has been published today (4 November) and shows that levels and concentrations of man-made radioactivity measured in the environment during 2020 were well within international dose limits.

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Environment Agency rules out chemical pollution as likely cause of Teesside crab deaths  

Environment Agency rules out chemical pollution as likely cause of Teesside crab deaths  

The Environment Agency has ruled out chemical pollution as a likely cause of the deaths of thousands of crabs and lobsters that have been washed ashore along the Teesside and North Yorkshire coast

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Shellfish areas polluted by sewage tens of thousands of times last year

Shellfish areas polluted by sewage tens of thousands of times last year

Shellfish areas around the UK were polluted by human sewage tens of thousands of times last year, data reveals.

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Plastic Pollution Overruns the Mediterranean

Plastic Pollution Overruns the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is considered to be one of the most polluted bodies of water in the world, with hundreds of tons of plastic blowing into the sea, mainly from land, every single year.

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They’re all at it: England’s water companies admit pumping illegal levels of sewage into rivers

They’re all at it: England’s water companies admit pumping illegal levels of sewage into rivers

All of England’s combined water and sewage companies have admitted pumping likely illegal levels of waste into rivers, the Environment Agency (EA) has revealed.

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