"No English River Is Free From Pollution - Parliament Report"

"Raw sewage, microplastics and slurry are coursing through all of England's rivers, putting health and nature at risk, a parliamentary report concludes.

Agriculture and water companies are the biggest contributors to this "chemical cocktail", the Environmental Audit Committee warns.

Car tyre particles, oils and wet wipes are also clogging waterways.

The environment minister said the report highlighted areas the government was currently tackling."

Georgina Rannard reports for BBC News January 13, 2022.

Source: BBC News, 01/13/2022