There is a revolving door between industry and regulators, but does that really make for a 'cosy relationship'?

People often leave industry watchdogs to work for the very companies they were previously regulating.

Eva Heims, Lecturer in Public Policy, University of York • conversation
yesterday ~6 min

Tags: regulation environment-agency regulators corporate-power

There's a 'revolving door' between industry and regulators, but its effects aren't as strong as you think

People often leave industry watchdogs to work for the very companies they were previously regulating.

Eva Heims, Lecturer in Public Policy, University of York • conversation
yesterday ~6 min

Tags: regulation environment-agency regulators corporate-power

Pollutants banned for over 30 years linger in UK rivers – our wildlife is the evidence

The ghosts of our industrial and agricultural past continue to haunt freshwater ecosystems today.

Fred Windsor, Research Associate in Network Ecology, Newcastle University • conversation
Oct. 9, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: pollution rivers industrial-pollution freshwater-biology environment-agency freshwater chemical-pollution

'Alarm' over winter flood prospects in England

The Environment Agency is worried about further flooding this winter after near-record rainfall.

By Matt McGrath • bbcnews
Nov. 15, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: floods environment-agency evesham

Rivers used as 'open sewers', says WWF charity

The WWF said it was "very unlikely" that pollution reduction targets would be met without new laws.

By Daniel Wainwright & Paul Bradshaw • bbcnews
Aug. 22, 2019 ~9 min

Tags:  environment  water  water-pollution  rivers  river-thames  anglian-water  severn-trent  northumbrian-water  environment-agency  world-wildlife-fund-for-nature-wwf

Climate change: Water shortages in England 'within 25 years'

Wasting water should be as taboo as blowing smoke in a baby's face, says Environment Agency boss.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 19, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: climate-change water environment-agency population-growth

Ipswich Tidal Flood Barrier to protect 1,600 homes

It is hoped the new defensive barrier will also protect 400 businesses for the next 100 years.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 8, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: environment-agency ipswich-borough-council southwold ipswich therese-coffey wherstead

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