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Waterways: Pollution

Volume 711: debated on Monday 22 June 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what response they have received from United Kingdom farmers to the new legal obligations to avoid pollution of lakes, ponds and rivers on their property. [HL4083]

We are in touch with a range of stakeholders, including farming representatives and others, regarding a variety of issues affecting water quality and the measures we propose in order to tackle them.

Farming organisations are fully inputting into a range of consultations that are currently being undertaken.