River pollution: Shake-up call for investigations in Wales

River groups have called for a review of how water pollution incidents are investigated in Wales.

Thousands of small-scale spills are not even being looked into, they said, adding up to a “massive issue”.

It follows criticism of a leaked document suggesting staff at England’s Environment Agency (EA) should ignore low-impact pollution events.

A report found there was not enough funding to investigate incidents of river pollution …

Posted: January 21, 2022