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The scandal of Britain’s polluted rivers

By Charles Watson, Founder and Chairman, River Action. As appeared in Weatherbys Hamilton bi-annual newsletter - The Specialist.   On January 5th the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee published its long-awaited report on Water Quality in Rivers. Over the previous twelve months this cross-party

A First Ray of Hope for the Wye?

For the first time, one of the major poultry producers admits to “being part of the problem”   On the 27th of September the Wye Nutrient Management Board convened for one of its regular sessions. Created to try and find a common solution to the

We are stepping up our #GiveUsBackOurRivers campaign…

Our petition calling on government to properly fund environmental protection is rapidly building momentum. Thank you for helping us to exceed 35,000 signatures in our first week. We are fast approaching 40,000. We know we cannot wait any longer, many of our rivers could soon