How to respond to the official water pollution guidance said to be blocking 100,000 homes

An update to official advice preventing housing consents that would worsen pollution in protected watercourses has increased the number of authorities affected from 32 to 74. How will government and councils respond?

by Joey Gardiner
Sewer pipe
Outfall pipe: The government has “highly ambitious plans to reduce nutrient pollution from both agriculture and sewage works”, says environment secretary George Eustice (photograph: Julian Dodd)

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