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The policies lost in the election wash-up, Labour's green mission PLUS the most PFAS-polluted town in England

Season 2024, Ep. 92

Every week, the ENDS team enters the ECO Chamber to discuss the UK’s biggest green news stories, and take a forensic look at one of the deep-rooted environmental issues facing us today.


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For this week’s Big Green News, the team discusses:


  • The green policies at risk of being lost before the next general election and what a future Labour government might mean for green policy.
  • PLUS the EA’s concerted attempts to thwart FOIs, the tree-climbing lawyer and friends who won a fight against the chainsaws and a failed case over the pollution of the River Wye, which actually may help in the long run. We'll bring you the news in brief.


For this episode’s deep dive, we discuss the findings of a groundbreaking PFAS investigation about a small town in North Yorkshire that has become the most PFAS polluted place in the country.

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