The Environment Agency is a non-departmental public body established by the Environment Act 1995 and sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs with policy links to the Welsh Office and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. The Environment Office protect and improve the environment in England and Wales. They ensure that air, land and water are safeguarded for the future.
The principal environmental regulator in England and Wales. Established in April 1996 to combine the functions of former waste regulation authorities, the National Rivers Authority and Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Pollution. Intended to promote improved waste management and consistency in waste regulation across England and Wales.
Organisation responsible for protecting the environment in England and Wales.
Government agency with responsibility or environmental protection and improvement, its main functions cover pollution prevention and control, water resources, flood defence, conservation, fisheries, navigation and recreation.
The nonâ€“departmental Government body responsible for protection and improvement of the environment
The leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales
In England & Wales the main body for protection of the environment is the Environment Agency (tel -0645 333111) - In Scotland there is the Scottish Environment protection Agency (S.E.P.A.) In other parts of the world similar bodies exist and you can usually contact them locally.
government agency established in 1995 for England and Wales with the principle aim of protecting and enhancing the environment, including the regulation of waste management.
A government agency intended to promote a more integrated approach to waste management and consistency in waste regulation. Also conducts national surveys of waste arisings and waste facilities.
In effect, the police of the recycling industry www.environment-agency.gov.uk
the 'environment police' for England and Wales. The EA look after the rivers, sea, beaches, air and soil to make sure they are clean and free from pollution. They make sure that the laws and rules that stop pollution are enforced, and have the power to take companies and individuals to court if they break these laws. Go to their website for further information www.environment-agency.gov.uk
A government body that aims to prevent or minimise the effects of pollution on the environment and issues permits to monitor and control activities that handle or produce waste. It also provides up-to-date information on waste management matters and deals with other matters such as water issues including flood protection advice.
environmental regulator responsible for a number of regimes including waste, certain air emissions, water and packaging
The Environment Agency (Welsh: Asiantaeth yr Amgylchedd) of England and Wales was created by the Environment Act 1995, and came into existence on April 1 1996 along with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency. It took over the roles and responsibilities of the National Rivers Authority, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Pollution (HMIP) and the waste regulation authorities in England and Wales including the London Waste Regulation Authority. All of the predecessor bodies were disbanded and the local authorities relinquished their waste regulatory role.