Ranunculus sounds like a spell from the wizard world of Harry Potter. However, it is a lovely aquatic plant you would see in the UK’s chalk streams. The presence of Ranunculus is usually a benefit, rarely a nuisance. But the …
On 18 November 2021, the Environment Agency and Ofwat announced separate major investigations into possible unauthorised discharges at thousands of wastewater treatment works.
As we mark COP27 ‘Energy Day’, Dave Bonner, Flood Resilience Advisor, explains how his work alone has saved over 40 tonnes of carbon locally and over 600 tonnes nationally, a year.
People burn waste to avoid the charges for taking wastes to permitted waste sites for recovery or where this is not possible, disposal. This is waste crime.
With 6 per cent of the Environment Agency’s carbon emissions coming from the pumps we use to reduce flooding and drought, Steve Carman, Chartered Electrical Engineer, explains how his work in the South-East is helping to reduce this.
In today's blog, we talk about beach wash ups and how the Environment Agency's role in responding.
By Pete Booth, Senior Intelligence Officer In my role as a Senior Intelligence Officer, I can tell you the information you give to us about waste crime is vital. We identify, investigate, and prosecute cases from the intelligence you provide. …
Last week, the National Drought Group discussed water resources projections for the winter using different rainfall scenarios on public water supply, agriculture, and the environment.
In August Hinkley Point B’s nuclear reactor ‘3’ was switched off after 46 years of energy generation. Victoria Thomas, our Hinkley Point B nuclear regulator, talks about her work at the power station as it moves to the next stage of the nuclear life cycle.
Emma Billings provides an insight into the Environment Agency farm inspections taking place in Lincolnshire
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