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Construction set to begin on flood management project

August 30, 2013
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Construction set to begin on flood management project

The Environment Agency is set to start building an earth embankment that will improve flood protection from the sea at Easton Broad, Suffolk.

The work, which will be carried out in stages over several years, will see a 400 metre long, 2.5 metre high bank built across the existing reed-bed. The new bank will act...
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Environment Agency: Site investigation work to begin on Morpeth scheme

February 29, 2012
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The first step towards building Morpeth’s £21 million flood scheme will start next week when investigation work begins on the proposed sites.

The work will involve drilling boreholes to assess the ground conditions before construction starts. It will also include taking samples to check the strength of the existing flood walls, and digging trial pits...
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Environment Agency minded to issue environmental permit for Plymouth incinerator

December 14, 2011
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The Environment Agency is minded to issue an environmental permit to MVV Environment Devonport Ltd’s application for an incinerator at North Yard, Devonport in Plymouth.

The Environment Agency is minded to issue an environmental permit to MVV Environment Devonport Ltd’s application for an incinerator at North Yard, Devonport in Plymouth. The Agency is satisfied...
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New taskforce will tackle illegal waste sites that blight communities

December 9, 2011
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New taskforce will tackle illegal waste sites that blight communities

A specialist environmental crime taskforce which will blitz illegal waste sites in England and Wales over the next two years has been set up by the Environment Agency, it was announced today.

Illegal waste sites can pose a real threat to the environment, contaminating land and rivers with oil and toxic chemicals. They can also...
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