Dawn's written question answered 22nd January 2016 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Floods, Health Hazards

Dawn's written question to Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Floods, Health Hazards.

Dawn: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will take steps to ensure that flood maps clearly show landfill sites to aid in the assessment of risk to public health in the event of flooding.

Rory Stewart: Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) - The Environment Agency holds data on both flood risk and landfill sites which are available free of charge for non-commercial use.

The Environment Agency data on flood risk and landfill sites is available on gov.uk. Further developments are planned to allow the clear presentation of combinations of different maps.

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