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New head of environment must act now!

Dilys Merry
By Dilys Merry
4th November 2022

Following the short posting of Ranil Jayawardena, we welcome Thérèse Coffey as she steps into the role of environment secretary.

And locally … of course we want action on the Wye to be a priority. Specifically, we call on her to take urgent action to set up a fully-funded catchment-wide regulatory body. This agency should have  powers to enforce both punitive and positive measures to clean up the Wye.

Dead fish in the River LLynfi after a pollution incident
Dead fish in the R Llynfi after a pollution incident Antonia Salter,