River Action has written to the newly appointed Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs seeking urgent clarification on when DEFRA will publish its promised emergency plan to save the River Wye from ecological collapse. Minister Steve Barclay’s predecessor, Thérèse Coffey, undertook to publish an
Last week we saw River Action’s CEO, James Wallace, join Chris Packham live on 8 Out of 10 Bats to discuss the horrific state of our rivers and what we can do to help save them.
Responding to the King’s Speech, CEO of River Action James Wallace said, “After numerous briefings that the Government were planning to press ahead with ditching river protections, we welcome the absence of a return to the ridiculous idea that we can’t have home building and
River Action call for Thames Water to wake up to climate change and fix its creaking infrastructure, after water treatment failure in Surrey leaves customers needing bottled water
A cocktail of pollutants will freely enter the UK’s rivers because of Storm Ciarán, heaping more misery on our ecologically degraded rivers, warns River Action.
High Court grants consent for River Action to pursue Judicial Review over Environment Agency’s failure to protect River Wye from agricultural pollution.
River Action’s founder, Charles Watson, takes to the centre stage to interview United Utilities’ new CEO about the horrific pollution issues caused by the UK’s water industry.
On Thursday 28th September, more than 40 of the UK’s conservation organisations came together to protest at the Government’s failure to address the deepening crisis in nature, laid bare in the devastating State of Nature Report. Organised by wildlife TV presenter and conservationist Chris Packham, the