HC Deb 20 April 1994 vol 241 c532W
29. Mr. Cousins

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will review the need for a derogation from the European Union requirement to end North sea sewage sludge dumping.

Mr. Atkins

The Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive does not provide for a derogation from the requirement to ban dumping of sewage sludge at sea by the end of 1998.

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