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Green groups ‘apply double standards to roads and HS2’

Andrew Forster
29 April 2016
Green groups have been absent from the opposition to HS2
Green groups have been absent from the opposition to HS2

 

The UK’s major environmental and countryside protection groups have been accused of double standards in their support for the Government’s high-speed rail plans. 

The accusation is made in a letter published by the Daily Telegraph last week from four veteran environmental transport commentators: John Whitelegg, Mayer Hillman, John Adams, and Stephen Plowden. 

“It is now very clear indeed that the hugely expensive HS2 project is fundamentally flawed; yet it continues...

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