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EA targets water pollution from construction sites

Guidance to reduce construction waste pollution incidents have been published by the Environment Agency (EA). Construction site waste management plans are cited as one way to reduce construction pollution of water courses. The guidance refers to pollution from silt, oil and chemical spills.The EA said that poor waste management can also have a major impact. An example of this would be improper storage of hazardous wastes like oils and solvents, which could lead to them escaping ...