Anglers urged to sign petition to tackle river pollution

Keen local angler Tony Watkins is urging fellow anglers to sign a petition to promote efforts to improve water quality in rivers across the UK.

Increase penalties and fund increased enforcement for river pollution

We want the Government to amend legislation governing offences for polluting rivers, from industrial or agricultural sources, and fund increased enforcement action against polluters.

“6,000 trout and salmon die in ‘largest ever fish kill in Devon’
The Environment Agency blames a “pollution incident” for the deaths of at least 6,000 fish in a Devon river.”

River Taw Fisheries & Conservation Association – Respond to Mole Pollution Incident