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Dr Julia Reid MEP: The EU-wide ban on the water hyacinth reminds us why our decision to leave the European Union was the right one

Dr Julia Reid MEP, UKIP’s Environment Spokesman said: “As we begin to prepare our gardens for the summer, many of us will be reminded why our decision to leave the European Union was the right one”. “Last year, the European...
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Dr Julia Reid MEP condemns proposals to build new homes on valued open at space Chichester Walk Recreation Ground in Merley

Dr Julia Reid MEP, who represents the South West Counties & Gibraltar, has condemned plans to build new homes on a highly valued and much-used area of the Chichester Walk Recreation Grounds in Merley, Dorset. Due to the overwhelming objection...
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Over twenty hectares of ancient woodland in Salisbury will be lost as council approves quarry expansion

Dr Julia Reid MEP, UKIP’s environment spokesperson, is disappointed to learn that over 20 hectares of ancient woodland in Salisbury are to be destroyed to make way for a quarry expansion.   The expansion of Brickworth Quarry was approved by...
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The company director of a waste-management site has been sentenced following an Environment Agency prosecution

A company director at Thompson Waste Recycling has been jailed for six months for putting Scunthorpe residents at risk of water and air pollution following an Environment Agency prosecution. The state of the site was uncovered during a sizeable fire...
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World Water Day: The Wet Wipe Problem

Today is World Water Day, an annual event organised by UN-Water, in collaboration with governments and partners, and this year the theme is ‘wastewater’. UKIP’s Environment spokesman, Dr Julia Reid MEP, had this to say: “World Water Day is what...
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