Adrian Saunders, Senior Advisor for Fisheries Incidents and Compliance, reflects on the fisheries enforcement work of the Environment Agency in 2021, and the partnerships that help us to crack down on illegal fishing to protect our fisheries. It has been …
What is dredging and desilting? Dredging and desilting are methods that we use to remove an accumulation of silt material, such as fine gravels or soils that have been washed into rivers from surrounding land in the catchment, from the …
The Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd, visited the River Wharfe in Ilkley, Yorkshire, last week.
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.
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