Alan McGoff, who advises on new nuclear build policy and strategy at the Environment Agency, talks about the importance of engaging with the public on a national infrastructure project and the impact of the project on the local and national environment.
The Environment Agency has teams out on the ground ready to support local authorities in responding to potential floods and is urging the public to take care.
The prolonged dry weather is affecting many rivers and lakes across much of central, south-west, south-east and eastern England.
In this blog post we explore the latest prolonged dry weather situation and how the Environment Agency has already been taking action.
There has been widespread media coverage of the Environment Agency’s annual report on the environmental performance of England’s nine water and sewerage companies. The report – covered by the Guardian, Evening Standard, Times, BBC, Independent, Telegraph and Financial Times - …
June and July 2007. The most severe and widespread inland flooding we have seen since 1947 with more than 55,000 properties flooded, mainly across Yorkshire, the Midlands, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. Many more lost essential services such as …
Confusing algae for sewage is an easy mistake to make, but there are some tips to telling the difference.
The Environment Agency is committed to tackling various waste offences and companies that are in breach of the current regulations. One of the ways we achieve this is by issuing a Civil Sanction via an Enforcement Undertaking. The aim of …
Charlotte Hitchmough and Rupert Kelton from Action for the River Kennet talk about a project to improve river water quality and create new wetland habitat in a sub-catchment of the Kennet in Wiltshire. The Sparkling Streams project has repurposed an …
The Environment Agency’s National Fish Laboratory are undertaking investigations into the risk posed by Prussian Carp, which have been identified in a few of England’s fisheries
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