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Government’s Environmental Improvement Plan: One year on

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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

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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

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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 …

Fisheries Enforcement 2023: A Year of Action and Collaboration 

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As we usher in a new year, it's an opportunity to look back at the Environment Agency's fisheries enforcement work in 2023. This year has been marked by concerted efforts from EA staff, innovative campaigns, and significant collaborations to combat illegal fishing and protect our fisheries. 

Working with farmers to protect our future land

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Agriculture is the biggest sector we regulate in terms of individual businesses, with around 100,000 premises covering 70% of the land in England. Every year, the EA works together with farmers to bring the changes and improvements which will protect our future land and resources and secure better compliance with environmental regulations.

New data identifies amount of pollution from different sources in Windermere

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Andy Brown, Environment, Planning and Engagement Manager at the Environment Agency, and chair of the Love Windermere partnership, explains how new data will help tackle pollution in Windermere and protect the lake for generations to come.