TITLE

Ministers 'too slow to act' on ash tree disease

AUTHOR(S)
Brendan Carlin
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Mail on Sunday;10/28/2012, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
MINISTERS were last night accused of being 'asleep on the job' for failing to act faster to combat a disease that could devastate the nation's woodlands.
ACCESSION #
82838314

 

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