MPs sound alarm on neglected soils

//MPs sound alarm on neglected soils

MPs sound alarm on neglected soils

Ministers are failing to protect Britain’s soils on farmland and in cities, MPs say.

The Commons Environmental Audit Committee warns that tracts of polluted soil are a potential health hazard in many towns because the government has stopped grants to decontaminate them.

And agricultural carbon emissions are said to be growing because careless farming allows soil to blow away.

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By | June 2nd, 2016|News from the web|0 Comments