Gallery: 90% Of UK Beaches Meet EU Water Quality Standards – Campaigner...


If a country was told that 90% of their beaches and rivers met EU water quality standards, you would think that would be a cause for celebration. Not so in the UK. Despite the new glowing governmental figures from DEFRA (The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), environmental campaigners have said that the results meeting an outdated and inadequate standard are “nothing to shout about”.

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