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Failure to test EU laws hampers UK water ecology

BRITAIN'S EFFORTS to improve river ecology will lag behind those of other European countries because it is failing to test run the impact of new European water laws, MPs heard last week A senior European Commission official told the Commons Audit select committee that Britain was the only European Union state to have failed to run a pilot river basin management scheme.

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