A bucket dredging silt from a river in Somerset
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Somerset Levels dredging work 'will be finished on time'

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has returned to the Somerset Levels to check the progress of the dredging.

He said the work would be finished on time despite worries it is falling behind schedule.

The Environment Agency has also said it will triple the number of people working on the project over the next month.

Andrew Plant reports.

  • 30 May 2014
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