The Environment Agency’s £4 billion Pension Fund has committed to reach net zero by 2045 and halve emissions by 2030. This commitment is part of its ongoing work to significantly reduce the emissions from the 2,000 companies that the Fund invests in, directly supporting the UK’s Green Finance Strategy and the UK’s plans for COP26.
Saffron Price-Finnerty, Interim Manager for the Nuclear Regulation Group North, explains how our nuclear regulators and assessors have been continuing their work regulating the nuclear industry in Cumbria.
Nick Brenchley, National Lead for Metadata and Data Sharing Systems, discusses the EA's new waste 'widget' to help customers find registered waste carriers.
Environment Officer Mirela Andreescu looks at Construction & Demolition Waste and explains the importance of permitting and correct waste classification.
Waste and what to do with it can be a complex and confusing issue, especially when it’s not your business.
Our Environmental Crime Officer, Stephanie Marriott, talks about the effects from waste crime that she sees every day and how you can help us in our fight against illegal waste activity.
We have today published our annual report, 'Regulating for People, the Environment, and Growth', to highlight how the EA is protecting communities and the environment through good regulation.
Due to lockdown restrictions, the Environment Agency had to pause sampling at bathing waters for much of this year’s season to adhere with social distancing and to protect the safety of field, office and laboratory staff.
By Anna Bond, Green Finance Manager This weekend the UK and UN will host the Climate Ambition Summit to mark 5 years since the Paris Agreement by bringing countries together (virtually) to talk about the future action needed to tackle …
by Tina Donaldson, Environment Agency Flood Risk Advisor in the Thames Area While permanent flood defences remain central to our strategy to reduce flood risk across England, temporary flood barriers have become a frequent sight on news bulletins, and have …
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