HL Deb 26 October 1998 vol 593 cc191-2WA
Lord Onslow of Woking

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many cases of synthetic pyrethroid pollution of watercourses in England and Wales have been reported to the appropriate authorities since 1 January 1998. [HL3416]

Lord Whitty

Thirteen confirmed cases of pollution of rivers and streams in England and Wales by synthetic pyrethroids were reported to the Environment Agency in the period 1 January-16 October 1998. Final statistics for 1998 will be available early in 1999.