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Protecting the environment for tomorrow's generation

The role of the Environment Agency, according to its chairman Sir John Harman, is to protect and improve the environment in England and Wales, and 'to make sure that air, land and water are looked after by everyone in today's society, so that tomorrow's generations inherit a cleaner, healthier world'.

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