Water companies fail to hit environmental targets
None of England’s water and sewerage companies achieved all environmental expectations for the period 2015 to 2020, the Environment Agency has revealed. These targets included the reduction of total pollution incidents by at least one-third compared with 2012, and for incident self-reporting to be at least 75%.In its progress report, the Agency says companies are “failing to live up to their responsibilities”. Although there were 285 fewer pollution incidents than in 2019, this was still the second highest
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