P464 Teletext 464 Oct11 21:50:00       ————————  ——————————————  GUMMER GOING GREEN?   In his speech to the Tory conference, John Gummer said the Government had successfully tackled a number of environmental issues. The environment minister said air pollution had been cut to target levels years earlier than had been expected. He claimed the River Thambs was the cleanest it has been for 400 years, and ozone-destroying chemical emissions had been cut to almost zero. ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— On-line home computing 650 SCHOOLS NEWS AND FEATURES p660 Events Wildlife News Club 440
P464 Teletext 464 Oct11 21:50:11       ————————  ——————————————  GUMMER GOING GREEN?   John Gummer told the Conservatives at Bournemouth that privatisation has led to cleaner British beaches. He pledged to defend green belt areas saying: "Houses are increasingly built on land which has already been used." The environment minister said membership of the EU would help Britain take the global lead in cleaning up pollution. ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— Get all the gossip 443 LOST TOUCH? SEE PAGE 675 Events Wildlife News Club 440
P464 Teletext 464 Oct11 21:50:10       ————————  ——————————————  GUMMER GOING GREEN?   Environment minister John Gummer says the Tories are "delivering the green goods" to Britain. In his speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Bournemouth he stated that no other environmental ministry has shown such a far-reaching agenda. But he expressed fears his speech would get no media coverage because it was "full of good news". ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— Gummer - the bearer of "good news"? >>> GET INTO THE ECO-SCENE!! p448 Events Wildlife News Club 440
P464 Teletext 464 Oct11 21:52:10       ————————  ——————————————  GUMMER GOING GREEN?   Friends of the Earth says John Gumm—r is genuinely concerned about green issues and is the best environment minister Britain has ever had. But FoE deputy campaigns director Tony Juniper says other governmental departments need to join in too. "We need a stronger recognition that environmental concerns affect all areas of policy making," he says. ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Get all the gossip 443 LOST TOUCH? SEE PAGE 675 Events Wildlife News Club 440
P464 Teletext 464 Oct11 21:11:00       ————————  ——————————————  GUMMER GOING GREEN?   FoE says John Gummer's determination that Europe will be led by the Tories in the reduction of air pollution is not the crucial point. Deputy campaigns director Tony Juniper says: "There is no such thing as a global solution to pollution. "However many international agreements we have, nothing will happen to improve the environment unless we act locally." ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— Get all the gossip 443 LOST TOUCH? SEE PAGE 675 Events Wildlife News Club 440