Green campaigners are major users of access laws

The Guardian writes today: After years of being fobbed off or simply ignored, green campaigners believe the Freedom of Information Act could be a powerful tool in forcing open the door to an era of greater environmental justice

Quest for answers
John Vidal and Rob Evans

John Chapman, an anti-pollution campaigner of Loddon in south Norfolk, wrote to his local council two weeks ago to try to obtain some very specific information. He wants to see the data on benzene emissions from a local plastics factory, and also the contract between the company that has been monitoring the emissions and the council.
Read the full article on the Guardian’s website.

Friends of the Earth have published their own online guide to using the Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulations that you can access via this earlier post.

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