August 30, 2023 4.00 pm This story is over 7 months old

Fears for Lincolnshire’s rivers as government loosens water pollution rules

The tug-of-war between homebuilding and environment

The government’s new plans to scrap EU-era water pollution restrictions for housing developments have met staunch opposition from Lincolnshire.

Officials say that loosening the rules around building houses near waterways in protected areas could result in 100,000 new homes by 2023.

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