Rivers of Poo

Our rivers have become open sewers

The privatised water industry is dumping raw sewage into them, and the Environment Agency has not the resources to police these illegal actions. The House of Lords asked for an amendment to the Environment Bill to stop this practice, but Conservatives in Parliament turned it down.

The Thames at Wallingford, and one of our own South Oxfordshire Councillors, Jo Robb, feature in this excellent national BBC broadcast. Feargal Sharkey gives an excellent analysis.

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