environments, Damian Green, shadow environment minister, said:
'We should all be very worried about these threats to our coastal waters,
'inconsistencies in government policy' and their failure to recognise 'the
problems in estuaries and the marine environment.'
'This is a serious problem that needs an urgent solution and the people who
know best how to treat such problems are those in the locality.
'Conservatives therefore call on the government to give more powers to local
authorities to allow them to take effective steps to preserve these vital,
* see herefor the WWF report