TITLE

Messed up

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Utility Week;7/17/2009, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the participation of United Utilities in managing a reporting scheme against illegal waste dumping, along with the British Environment Agency, in order to evaluate such problem on private land in 2009. According to the Environment Agency, about 94% of private landowners were affected by such dumping practice. Environmental Agency project manager Gerald Lea explained the measures to be done by the agency in order to achieve the goal of lowering the impact of illegal waste dumping.
ACCESSION #
47524010

 

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