Following a public inquiry the Commons Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) published a report on soil health. The Government’s ambition to manage the UK’s soil sustainably by 2030 will not be met unless further action is taken, the EAC warned in its report. In particular it highlighted:
- The importance of soil to society
- Contaminated Land
- Soil Carbon and Climate Change
- Agricultural Soil Protection
- Monitoring Soil Trends
The report can be read in full here.
All evidence submitted to the committee for the inquiry can be accessed here.
The Government’s response to the report can be read here.