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River Thames: Cocaine

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 216371, tabled on 4 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to address the high level of cocaine found in eels in the River Thames.

Answered on

7 February 2019

The Environment Agency (EA) undertakes a wide range of monitoring in the River Thames, including some exploratory monitoring for cocaine, to manage water quality and inform future regulatory approaches where appropriate.

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