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  • by Karma Loveday

Green groups claim Brexit Bill waters down environmental protection

Green groups have raised concerns over watered down environmental protections in prime minister Boris Johnson’s EU Withdrawal Agreement.

For instance, chief executive of Wildlife and Countryside Link Richard Benwell called for amendments to the Withdrawal Agreement Bill to guarantee non-regression for the environment, and for clauses to provide for regulations as well as primary law, and obligations to enhance as well as to protect nature.

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