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Northern Ireland Assembly: Adjournment: Sixmilewater River: Pollution (18 Oct 2011)

Trevor Clarke: ...spoke to most fishermen and women today, they would have the same concerns. There have been incidents, going back to 2008, with oil tanks floating about and running back to the rivers. We also have raw sewage. Although we can criticise the Minister about development and how to bring forward development proposals, I would criticise proposals that have allowed houses to be built on flood...

Waste Water (Thames and Greater London) (14 Sep 2011)

Andrew Slaughter: ...we can have a three-party endorsement today of the fact that we have to clear up the Thames. David Walliams has focused our attention on that. Every single week, my constituents see huge amounts of raw sewage going into the Thames, near to where they live. Let us try to identify and solve the problems so that we can support a scheme that really has to be carried through.

Localism Bill: Committee (5th Day) (5 Jul 2011)

Lord Greaves: ...everywhere, but it is something that ought to be challengeable. There are a number of things like that. As for national services, the ward I represent on the council had a recent problem of raw sewage flowing down from an inefficient septic tank system on a caravan site on a hillside and causing real problems to residents in the lane below. Noble Lords can imagine what their back gardens...

Olympic Games 2012: London Air Quality — Question (23 May 2011)

Lord Pearson of Rannoch: Can the Minister bring us up to date with the infraction proceedings against the city of Brussels which is, I think, the only major European city which still discharges all its raw sewage into its local river? Does the Minister agree that were the wind to be blowing in the south, this might have quite an effect on the Olympic Games?

Wood Panel Industry — [Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] (16 Mar 2011)

Gregory Barker: ...—it is important to look beyond just wood when sourcing biomass. Biomass suitable for energy generation may come from a wide range of plant and animal materials, many of which are unsuitable as raw materials for our wood processing industries. They include perennial energy crops, such as Miscanthus grass and short-rotation coppiced willow, which can be grown on lower grade land....

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Sewage: Rivers (21 Dec 2010)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what information her Department holds on the amount of raw sewage pumped into the river network by water utility companies; and if she will make a statement.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Adjournment: Greyabbey: Sewerage System (23 Nov 2010)

Jonathan Bell: ...that Mr Shannon convened a group meeting with residents and NI Water. Somewhere along the line, Mr Shannon managed to obtain a temporary measure to alleviate some of the immediacy of Greyabbey’s sewage problem. It is, therefore, only proper that I put that on the record. I thank the Minister for taking the time to come here today to deal, not for the first time, with matters that others...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Nanotechnology: Safety (11 Nov 2010)

Richard Benyon: ...risk to drinking water posed by nano particles, including nano silver, and the pathways nano particles could take. This study complements one commissioned by DEFRA, looking at nano silver in sewage effluents, to provide robust values on the discharge of colloidal silver in sewage effluent for the purposes of river catchment risk modelling. The Drinking Water Inspectorate's research...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Gaza (1 Nov 2010)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions the quartet has had with Israel regarding the state of sewage treatment plants in Gaza and the discharge of raw sewage into the Mediterranean and what has been the result of such discussions.

Scottish Parliament: Rural Affairs and the Environment: Flooding (Inverclyde) (30 Sep 2010)

John Scott: The minister will be aware that the flooding problems of Inverclyde also similarly occur in several residential areas of Prestwick, particularly around Grangemuir Road, with repeated discharges of raw sewage onto streets and footpaths. However, Scottish Water, whose liability this is, is not currently funded to deal with external sewerage flooding. Will the minister consider what steps can be...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Sewerage: River Thames (27 Sep 2010)

Lord Henley: ...that he believed would meet all foreseeable needs. It has been updated and modernised but for some years has been coming under increased strain to the point that combined sewer overflows discharge raw sewage into the River Thames on around 50 occasions a year. This figure is expected to increase. Recent Thames Water work has shown that the system is operating closer to its maximum capacity...

Written Ministerial Statements — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Sewer Overflows (River Thames) (7 Sep 2010)

Richard Benyon: ...that he believed would meet all foreseeable needs. It has been updated and modernised but for some years has been coming under increased strain to the point that combined sewer overflows discharge raw sewage into the River Thames on around 50 occasions a year. This figure is expected to increase. Recent Thames Water work has shown that the system is operating closer to its maximum capacity...

Gaza (15 Jun 2010)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...; nor was there in the destruction of many homes, among other things. As we left Gaza on our way to the Rafah crossing back into Egypt, our bus was filled with an unbelievable stench from the sewage works. They had been damaged and bombed and no chemicals had been allowed through to operate the sewage treatment system. The result was tens of thousands of tonnes of raw sewage being pumped...

Israel — Question (23 Feb 2010)

Baroness Williams of Crosby: ...the invasion of Gaza by Israel? Is he aware that those houses have been left unfinished for more than two years, meaning that thousands of Gazan families have nowhere to live? Is he also aware that raw sewage is now being poured into the Mediterranean for lack of the necessary components to repair the sewerage system, and that there is consequently an epidemic of diarrhoeal infection and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Gaza (22 Feb 2010)

Lord Brett: ...result in greater wear and tear on hard-pressed back-up generators. Water supplies are irregular as pumps do not work during power outages, and the capacity of the waste water system to deal with sewage is affected leading to overflows and discharge of raw and partially treated sewage into the sea. Cooking gas is used for both the preparation of food and heating. In the last two months the...

Water and Sewerage (South-west) (27 Jan 2010)

Adrian Sanders: ...only suffered from high water bills, but a reduction in standards for the clean sweep programme. In the early 1990s, South West Water announced a £95 million project to provide a supertunnel for sewage from the three towns in Torbay. Not only would it have stopped any raw sewage entering the sea, it would have had more than enough capacity to deal with the flash flooding that has become...

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Gaza (2 Dec 2009)

Hugo Swire: What assessment has the Secretary of State made of the implications of the 18 million litres of raw and untreated sewage being discharged into the sea off Gaza for the population of Gaza and the surrounding environment?

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: River Trent: Pollution (5 Nov 2009)

Brian Jenkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of (a) cleaning up the recent discharge of cyanide and raw sewage into the river Trent and (b) restoring habitats affected by the discharge.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Regional Development: Urban Waste Water Directive (19 Oct 2009)

Conor Murphy: ...in Britain, which was something from which we did not benefit. It is not correct to describe what is being discharged in places like Cloughfin, Whitehead, Ballycarry and Ballystrudder as raw sewage. I understand that the proposed discharge at Cloughfin, in particular, will consist of secondary treated effluent from a works at Ballycarry, along with screened waste water from Ballystrudder...

Scottish Parliament: Petitions Process Inquiry (23 Sep 2009)

Michael McMahon: ...abuse, have led to debate in the chamber and have brought about policy change. Others have resulted in changes in the law, such as when Parliament legislated in 2003 to prohibit the spreading of raw sewage on agricultural land. More recently, the inquiry into the availability of national health service cancer treatment and the debate on knife crime, which were mentioned by John Farquhar...


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