HC Deb 28 April 1993 vol 223 c423W
26. Mr. Robert B. Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what action he has taken to reduce the release of red list substances into rivers.

Mr. Howard

The National Rivers Authority and Her Majesty's inspectorate of pollution are required, under the Water Resources Act 1991 and the Environmental Protection Act 1990 respectively, to regulate such discharges to rivers, which are subject to appropriate environmental quality standards.