United Kingdom: Green campaigners fear farm review will rip up rules

Guardian: Green campaigners tonight warned of a "bonfire" of the rules safeguarding the environment, and health and safety in the countryside, after the government appointed a farming industry stalwart to chair a taskforce set up to slash regulations affecting farmers and food producers. Farming is rated as the number-one threat to biodiversity in the UK, and one of the top two causes of pollution in rivers, streams, lakes and coastal waters. The industry has the worst workplace death and ......

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