New Year Honour for Environment Agency leader from Mark
team leader at the Environment Agency who lives near Burnham-on-Sea
is among those recognised in the Queen's New Year's Honours.
Stamp, the Agency's Operations Team Leader, lives in the village
of Mark, and is to receive a British Empire Medal (BEM) for his
contribution to the environment and flood risk management.
right, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I was extremely delighted
to have been nominated to receive the BEM award for my contribution
to the environment and flood risk management."
"I was born and bred in the Somerset Levels and I have thoroughly
enjoyed the chance to make a difference to the environment that
I both work and live in."
15 years of experience we had never seen any like the events of
the winter floods of 2014. With rainfall and tidal records being
the highest on record everything I had learnt over these years
was stretched to the limit."
would hope not to see these extraordinary conditions again. Although
I have been nominated for the medal I work as part of a team who
also played a major part in everything we have achieved."