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Feature: Quality of life

The recently adopted Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act brings new powers to local authorities. According to the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), it introduces some of the biggest changes since the Environmental Protection Act of 1990. Writing in his foreword to a report by CIWM, Ivor Llewellyn, head of the local environmental quality division at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, says that the public will judge for themselves ...