As we celebrate the 1st anniversary of the Joint Unit for Waste Crime, Mark Cleland from the British Transport Police discusses how the multi-agency taskforce is tackling illegal waste activity and metal theft.
At last we’re in 2021 and here’s hoping that it’s much better than 2020 - although that doesn’t set a very high bar. Christmas was different this year and Hogmanay was unrecognisably quiet, especially for a Scot. One good outcome …
At the end of the year, Malcolm Lythgo, Head of Waste Regulation at the Environment Agency, reflects back on the waste enforcement work of the Agency through 2020 and the new partnerships it has made that strengthen its regulatory power.
Gavin Thomson, a Nuclear Waste Assessor at the Environment Agency, discusses the EA's role in regulating radioactive waste and how they protect the environment. I’m a waste assessor at the Environment Agency and have worked on radioactive waste safety assessments …
Since Blue Planet II there has been increasing awareness of the amount of plastic we use and it littering our land, rivers and seas but I doubt many people have thought about the plastics that are used on farms being illegally exported to countries all over the world! I certainly hadn’t until I joined the Environment Agency’s (EA) newly established Plastics and Sustainability team in 2018 inspiring positive behaviour change within the agricultural sector.
The Environment Agency has today published its Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) report, now in its 25th year.
Environment Agency Port Officer Melvyn Stammers discusses international waste exports and what he and his colleagues are doing to stop illegal shipments
Alice Mayne, Deputy Director of Navigation at the Environment Agency, highlights how boaters and craft users can work with the Agency help to protect our waterways.
Director of Regulated Industry, Marie Fallon, reflects on how the Agency has worked throughout the coronavirus outbreak to uphold environmental regulations
The biggest single threat to everything we all care about, and the biggest threat to everything the Environment Agency exists to do – protect people from flood and drought, enhance the environment, support sustainable growth – is the climate emergency. …