Campaign to Protect Rural England Standing up for your countryside

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Energy and waste

Energy and waste

Our goal is to avoid the damage to the countryside by encouraging a reduction in overall consumption and being more efficient with what we use.

Climate change and energy

We urgently need to halt the damage to our countryside, by reducing the amount we consume overall and using our natural resources more responsibly.

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Quarrying and mining

Opencast mines deface some of our finest landscapes and wreck tranquillity, they have a devastating effect on nearby communities and wildlife, and they increase our carbon emissions.

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Electricity pylons

We are concerned that government proposals for new electricity pylons could cut through many of our National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Litter

Litter is costing taxpayers over half a billion a year in England. Our campaign led by Bill Bryson aims to stop the litter and fly-tipping that is spoiling our towns and countryside.

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Shale gas and oil

We need much more information from both government and industry to understand what the potential impacts of fracking could be on the countryside and rural communities.

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