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Flood protection to be improved in Stokeinteignhead

Councillors have approved a £780,000 scheme to improve flood protection to 45 properties in Stokeinteignhead

Posted on: 9 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Devon County Council aims to be carbon neutral by 2030

Councillors have agreed more ambitious targets as the County Council’s carbon footprint has already reduced by almost 40% since 2012/13 and is likely to reach its 50% reduction target next year, nine years earlier than planned

Posted on: 9 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

County Council Reuse Officer wins national award for ‘outstanding contribution to recycling’

Catherine Causley has been recognised for her success in encouraging more people to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at a prestigious national awards ceremony.

Posted on: 8 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Plans to be submitted for Sidmouth flood protection scheme

A planning application is due to be submitted for the first phase of a scheme to reduce flood risk to more than 100 homes and businesses in Sidmouth

Posted on: 8 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Renewable energy in Devon is thriving says new independent report

The latest Renewable Energy Progress Report has been produced by Regen on behalf of Devon County Council, and shows that in 2017 and 2018 that Devon had a total of 29,474 installations.

Posted on: 8 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

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