Skip to main content
Creating a better place

Environment Agency

Working with DVSA to put the brakes on waste criminals

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Environment Agency, Regulated industry, Waste

In his role as a Waste Crime Engagement Specialist, it’s Stuart Hoyle's job to identify and forge working relationships with other organisations that can help us shut down waste criminals for good. Working with partners brings additional powers and resources …

Porlock Vale Streams Riverlands Project offers nature-based solutions to climate change

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Climate change, Community, Environment Agency, newsdesk, Sustainability

The National Trust, in partnership with the Environment Agency, are continuing work on the Porlock Vale Streams Riverlands (PVSR) Project on Holnicote Estate, West Somerset, and recently completed the River Aller Floodplain Reconnection scheme. The project started in 2018 under …

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science and the Environment Agency's Citizen Science Projects

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Climate change, Environment Agency, Other areas of our work, Sustainability, Water
Women and girls make a huge contribution to our Citizen Science Projects

Yesterday (Sunday 11 February) marked the ninth annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science – a UN designated celebration of the massive contribution women make to the fields of science and technology. Today, we look at a hugely important …

National Apprenticeship Week: Natalie’s experience on the Environmental Practitioner Degree

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Climate change, Environment Agency, Invasive species, Our staff, Sustainability
EA apprentices make important contributions to many of our work areas

Natalie Parkinson is a 19-year-old student from Stoke-On-Trent. A year ago, she moved to Ely in Cambridgeshire to do a five-year Environmental Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship with the Environment Agency. It’s a full-time, paid job with a finite end but, assuming …

Government’s Environmental Improvement Plan: One year on

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Climate change, Environment Agency, Sustainability

Our chair Alan Lovell reflects on our progress to achieve government’s Environmental Improvement Plan (EIP) goals. One year ago, the government published the Environmental Improvement Plan (EIP) to halt and reverse the decline of nature in our country. With climate …

Explaining How Bathing Waters are Monitored, Warnings Issued and Results Published

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Environment Agency

We know how important our bathing waters are to local communities and the health and wellbeing benefits they deliver. The Environment Agency has an important role to play in the regulation of bathing waters, providing scientific and legal advice to government and informing communities about where to take a dip safely.

The coast is clear: strengthening shoreline management planning

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Environment Agency, Flood, Flood Planning

Article written by Julie Foley, our Director of Flood Risk Strategy and National Adaptation, Environment Agency Our treasured coast is a dynamic and exciting place for all those that live, work and play there. It’s a complex environment and how …