Category Archives: DEFRA

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Will David Eagle’s Plan To Save The Naze Work? Aug 2016

David Eagle’s plan to save the Naze is described in 18 August 2016 Clacton & Frinton Gazette. It prompted me to have another look. David has organised a meeting 7-8:30pm Wednesday 24 August at Columbine Centre to discuss saving the … Continue reading

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John Redwood Writes About EA Again – 10 Feb 2014

John Redwood has another post about EA on his blog today.  I left a comment which wasn’t approved so I’ll post it here. The post is titled Independent Bodies Can Cause Worse Problems Than Elected Ministers.  The post starts of … Continue reading

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UK Environment Agency Second Largest In World – Jan 2014

Insidetheenvironmentagency.co.uk shows UK Environment Agency second largest environmental agency in the world. What do they all do I wonder? Doesn’t seem to be anything to do with stopping flooding. Perhaps its driving around in fancy company cars

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Stop The Floods Dredge The Somerset Levels – Jan 2014

Stop The Floods Dredge The Somerset Levels is a facebook page which does what it says on the tin. More tails of EA/DEFRA inertia and incompetence. There is a link to an epetition which I’ve reproduced here. http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/45055  

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Murray Salby Showed CO2 Follows Temperature Now You Can Too

In 2011 Professor Murray Salby showed CO2 follows temperature and not as is usually claimed rising CO2 causing rising temperatures.  However he did not show his method or reveal his data sources.  In this post I reproduce some of his … Continue reading

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Environment Agency And Me – Jan 2014

I was largely unaware of Environment Agency till 2009, then they tried to knock a hole in sea wall about 1/2 mile from my house. I live in Kirby-le-Soken in Essex near the section of sea wall labelled B4a in … Continue reading

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Reason 2 EA’s Policy of Saltmash Habitat Creation Is Fatally Flawed – Jan 2014

DEFRA have targeted EA with recreating saltmarsh by flooding farmland. Here is reason #2 why this policy is fatally flawed. There is mud in the sea around East Anglia, that’s why the sea is murky unlike in Cornwall or Mediterranean. … Continue reading

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Reason 1 EA’s Policy of Saltmash Habitat Creation Is Fatally Flawed – Jan 2014

DEFRA have targeted EA with recreating saltmarsh by flooding farmland. Here is reason #1 why this policy is fatally flawed. DEFRA EA and NE claim rising sea levels are killing saltmarsh. DEFRA EA and NE claim the rate of sea … Continue reading

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Clacton And Holland Beaches – May 2013

Following Clacton and Holland Beach Hut Association meeting on 4 May 2013 Trevor Bright sent some questions to June Clare of TDC.  Here are the questions and answers. But first a note about the meeting. Douglas Carswell (local mp) Peter … Continue reading

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Maintenance of Uneconomic Sea Flood Defences: A Way Forward

On 1 April 2004 Sarah Nason, sometime head of flood management at DEFRA, issued a letter and paper with the title Maintenance of Uneconomic Sea Flood Defences: A Way Forward. Basically the way forward was not to maintain the flood … Continue reading

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