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  • Boston Barrier Transport & Works Act order application

    The Boston Barrier is part of a phased approach to reduce the risk of tidal flooding to over approximately 14,300 properties in Boston over the next 100 years. Orders under the Transport and Works Act 1992 (the TWA) can authorise guided transport schemes and certain infrastructure projects in England and Wales. The Environment Agency (“the Agency”) of Kingfisher House, Goldhay Way, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE2 5ZR is applying to the Secretary of State for... More
    Opened 23 August 2016
  • Information on Cuadrilla's Preston New Road Site

    Regulation of Cuadrilla's Site at Preston New Road We will regularly update this page with information we receive through our audits, site inspections, check monitoring and sampling work. The latest information can be found using the links under the heading 'Related Documents'. This page is intended to provide access to information on site operations. For general questions or advice and guidance about the oil and gas industry, the following links may be useful: Onshore oil... More
    Opened 30 January 2017
  • Information on Angus Energy Weald Basin No3 Limited Lidsey Well Site

    Information for a new mining waste Standard Rules permit application at Lidsey Wellsite The Environment Agency is the environmental regulator for onshore oil and gas operations in England. We ensure that people and the environment remain protected by requiring operators to hold environmental permits that set out legally binding conditions for the activities they carry out. We have received an application from Angus Energy Weald Basin No3 Limited (the operator) for a new mining waste... More
    Opened 6 April 2017
  • River Ribble Net Limitation Order and Byelaws 2017

    Current fishing byelaws and regulations for the salmon net and rod fisheries on the River Ribble expire in 2017. This consultation seeks the views of relevant interests on the proposed new byelaws and regulations for salmon fishing on the Ribble from 2017 onwards. You will find the documents for this consultation in the Related section below. More
    Opened 11 April 2017
  • Information on INEOS Upstream Limited’s exploration sites

    Information on INEOS Upstream Limited’s exploration sites The Environment Agency is the environmental regulator for onshore oil and gas operations in England. We ensure that people and the environment remain protected by requiring operators to hold environmental permits that set out legally binding conditions. INEOS Upstream Limited have made a number of applications to the Environment Agency for Standard Rules Permits to manage waste from drilling exploratory boreholes, taking... More
    Opened 25 May 2017
  • Vale Brook Chesham - Flood Alleviation Scheme

    A watercourse called the Vale Brook runs through the centre of Chesham. This Brook is largely underground in a series of buried tunnels (called culverts). Some of the culvert sections are now over 150 years old and they are in varying states of disrepair. View culvert map here Due to the urban nature of Chesham, the culvert is subject to rapid runoff following rain (both from the drainage system and from surface water). This significantly increases the flow within the Vale Brook... More
    Opened 14 June 2017
  • Canal and River Trust, 22415/25355/26555, Hydro-Electric Power Generation Consultation

    We are seeking your comments on a Hydro-Electric Power scheme application received from Canal and River Trust to abstract from the River Trent at Cromwell Weir. This consultation is closed and the permit has been granted. If you wish to view the application documents, please contact the Permitting Support Centre. You can find the contact details at the top of this page. More
    Opened 24 August 2017
  • Information on Horse Hill Developments Limited exploration site

    The Environment Agency is the environmental regulator for onshore oil and gas operations in England. We ensure that people and the environment remain protected by requiring operators to hold environmental permits that set out legally binding conditions. Horse Hill Developments Limited have held a permit allowing them to explore for oil reserves at the Horse Hill site since August 2014. They have recently sought a variation to drill a new borehole, drill a side track from the original... More
    Opened 4 September 2017
  • Onshore oil and gas regulation - information page

    The Environment Agency is the environmental regulator for onshore oil and gas operations in England. We ensure that oil and gas operations are carried out in a way that protects people and the environment. We work with a number of regulatory bodies to oversee shale gas exploration in England. The leaflets below explain more about the Environment Agency’s role and some of the controls that are in place to protect people and the environment. Environment Agency regulation... More
    Opened 19 September 2017
  • SL3 9JT, CEMEX UK Materials Limited, EPR/EB3402MU/A001: environmental permit consultation

    We are seeking your comments on an environmental permit application received from CEMEX UK Materials Limited for Datchet Quarry Riding Court Farm Riding Court Road Datchet Berkshire SL3 9JT We can take account of Relevant environmental regulatory requirements and technical standards. Information on local population and sensitive sites. Comments on whether the right process is being used for the activity, for example whether the technology is the... More
    Opened 19 October 2017
  • Medway Estuary and Swale Strategy

    Flooding is a risk currently facing communities and landowners in the low-lying areas around Swale and the Medway Estuary. We have developed the Medway Estuary and Swale Strategy (MEASS) to manage the risks from flood and coastal erosion over the next 100 years. The Strategy will cover the Medway Estuary, Medway Towns to Stoke, Sittingbourne, Conyer, Faversham, and the Isle of Sheppey. More
    Opened 6 November 2017
  • CH65 2HQ Island Gas Limited Environmental Permit Issued

    Permit issued to Island Gas Ltd Ellesmere Port, Cheshire The Environment Agency have issued a permit to Island Gas Ltd to make changes to the existing mining waste permit at the Ellesmere Port Well Site in Cheshire. As part of this exploration the company plan to carry out testing over a period of ninety days to investigate the potential for gas extraction, this does not include hydraulic fracturing. We have previously consulted on the environmental permits for the Ellesmere Port site... More
    Opened 10 November 2017
  • National Trust (Renewable Energy) Limited 24482/26395 Hydro Electric Power Production Consultation

    We are seeking your comments on applications recieved from National Trust (Renewable Energy) Limited 24482/26395 The first application is for a full licence to abstract (take) water from Watendlath Beck at Derwent, Cumbria at National Grid Reference (NGR) NY 27547 16379. The application is to abstract water all year at the following rates: 2,520 cubic metres an hour 60,480 cubic metres a day 13,305,600 cubic metres a year At an instantaneous rate not... More
    Opened 17 November 2017
  • What's the future for flood and coastal risk management in England?

    The Environment Agency is working with partners to develop the future direction for flood and coastal erosion management in England and wants to hear from organisations, groups and individuals from across the FCERM community. Working as one flooding and coastal risk management community Managing flood and coastal erosion risk is a shared responsibility and takes a collective effort across risk management authorities, communities and other partners. The Floods and Water Management Act... More
    Opened 27 November 2017
  • Staff survey - what’s the future for flood and coastal management in England?

    Managing flood and coastal erosion risk takes a collective effort across risk management authorities, communities and other partners. We all work hard at bringing partners together and making those relationships work. And we've seen great successes since the Floods and Water Management Act changes. However, the challenges of managing flood and coastal erosion risk are growing and we need to make sure we're fit for the future. Updating the FCERM Strategy is one way in which we can do... More
    Opened 27 November 2017
  • OX10 6PJ, Grundon Waste Management Limited, EPR/WP3231SX/V004: environmental permit consultation

    We are seeking your comments on an environmental permit application received from Grundon Waste Management Limited for Ewelme Hazardous Waste Transfer Station Goulds Grove Ewelme Wallingford Oxfordshire OX10 6PJ We can take account of Relevant environmental regulatory requirements and technical standards. Information on local population and sensitive sites. Comments on whether the right process is being used for the activity, for example whether the... More
    Opened 30 November 2017
  • River Dee and River Wye (England) – consultation on new fisheries byelaws

    Natural Resources Wales have developed new byelaws for salmon rod fisheries on the River Dee and River Wye. To ensure that vulnerable salmon and sea trout stocks are protected in the full length of these rivers we have developed mirroring byelaws for the English parts of the River Dee and River Wye. This will also ensure that anglers have consistent measures being applied regardless of whether they fish the Welsh or English parts of these rivers. This consultation is seeking your views on... More
    Opened 11 December 2017
  • Dane Valley Community Energy Limited 21885 Hydro Electric Power Consultation

    We are seeking your comments on an application received from Dane Valley Community Energy Limited. Dane Valley Community Energy Limited has applied to the Environment Agency for a licence. The application is for a licence to abstract water from the River Dane at Havannah Weir, Congleton at National Grid Reference (NGR) SJ 86895 64700 to transfer it to a new channel before returning to the River Dane immediately downstream of the weir. The HEP turbine is housed within the channel.... More
    Opened 11 January 2018
  • Rationalising the Main River Network (RMRN): Suffolk De-maining Pilot Proposals

    The Environment Agency want to strengthen local decision making by enabling internal drainage boards (IDBs), lead local flood authorities (LLFAs) and district councils to take responsibility for their local flood risk where they want to, and where appropriate. We are proposing to transfer the management of flood risk on some rivers to other risk management authorities (RMAs). Consultation on these proposals is now taking place in Suffolk for the following watercourses: The... More
    Opened 15 January 2018
  • Border Esk, River Eden and Solway Firth Net Limitation and Byelaws 2018

    We are consulting on our assessment of the Border Esk and River Eden salmon and sea trout stocks and the proposed new regulations that are designed to provide protection for those stocks. Previous time-limited regulations for salmon and sea trout fishing on the Border Esk and River Eden, and the Solway Firth expired in November 2017 and need to be replaced. In addition, the Border Esk and River Eden salmon populations are declining and so are in need of more protection than previously,... More
    Opened 18 January 2018
  • TW16 6AU, Cemex UK Materials Limited, EPR/DB3438AG/A001: environmental permit consultation

    We are seeking your comments on an environmental permit application received from Cemex UK Materials Limited for Watersplash Farm Shepperton Surrey TW16 6AU We have extended this consultation to include the Non Technical Summary. We can take account of Relevant environmental regulatory requirements and technical standards. Information on local population and sensitive sites. Comments on whether the right process is being used for the... More
    Opened 18 January 2018
  • PL12 6PG, Tamar Valley Projects Limited, EPR/FB3402CD/A001: environmental permit consultation

    We are seeking your comments on an environmental permit application received from Tamar Valley Projects Limited for Tamar View Landfill Eales Farm Carkeel Saltash Cornwall PL12 6PG We can take account of Relevant environmental regulatory requirements and technical standards. Information on local population and sensitive sites. Comments on whether the right process is being used for the activity, for example whether... More
    Opened 30 January 2018
  • Information on Clayton Hall Landfill Site, Whittle le Woods, Lancashire

    We have created this page to provide easy access to information on Clayton Hall Landfill Site. Since December 2023, we have recorded an increased number of reports of odour from Clayton Hall Landfill site. We will keep the community up to date with any developments on our response to the increased reports and will share any new updates here. Please check back regularly for further information. This page was last updated on 11 April 2024 ... More
    Opened 6 February 2018
  • SL0 9DJ, Cemex UK Materials Limited, EPR/FB3404CP/A001:environmental permit consultation

    We are seeking your comments on an environmental permit application received from Cemex UK Materials Limited for Langley Quarry Inert Landfil Langley Quarry North Park Road Richings Park Buckinghamshire SL0 9DJ We can take account of Relevant environmental regulatory requirements and technical standards. Information on local population and sensitive sites. Comments on whether the right process is being used for the activity, for example whether... More
    Opened 19 February 2018
  • National Salmon and Sea Trout Protection Byelaws

    We are advertising new byelaws for salmon and sea trout net and rod fisheries in England and on the Border Esk. If you would like to object, or provide support, to these proposed byelaws then please use the "Respond online" link below. Here we have set out the byelaws in four separate sections and you will be able to respond to each section separately. The sections are: Renewal of current National Salmon Byelaws (applies to net/fixed engine and rod fisheries). New... More
    Opened 7 March 2018
  • Graveney Flood Alleviation Scheme

    We have identified more than 700 properties at risk of flooding in and around Graveney. We are working with both Croydon and Lambeth Councils to develop a flood alleviation scheme to reduce this risk to 340 homes along the River Graveney and Norbury Brook. Project Update - November 2019 In February 2018, we held a successful drop-in session to talk to residents about our shortlist of options for reducing flood risk along the River Graveney and Norbury Brook. ... More
    Opened 12 March 2018
  • River Pinn and Cannon Brook flood reduction consultation

    The River Pinn catchment is in the west of the Greater London area. It flows through the London boroughs of Harrow and Hillingdon before joining the Frays River in Uxbridge. The Pinn is joined by several smaller rivers along its length, including the Cannon Brook in Ruislip. It is also fed by numerous outfalls which convey excess rainwater to the river. The rivers flow generally in open channels made of earth, passing through various bridges and culverts. Communities in the River Pinn... More
    Opened 14 March 2018
  • RH11 8GN, Dunton Environmental Limited, EPR/FB3704GH/A001: environmental permit consultation

    We are seeking your comments on an environmental permit application received from Dunton Environmental Limited: for Kilnwood Vale Crawley West Sussex We can take account of Relevant environmental regulatory requirements and technical standards. Information on local population and sensitive sites. Comments on whether the right process is being used for the activity, for example whether the technology is the right one. The shape and use of the land... More
    Opened 13 April 2018
  • CO2 8HT, WasteCare Limited, EPR/QP3334JQ/A001: environmental permit consultation

    We are seeking your comments on an environmental permit application received from WasteCare Limited for WasteCare Limited Units 1-3 Oyster Haven Business Centre Haven Road Colchester Essex CO2 8HT We can take account of Relevant environmental regulatory requirements and technical standards. Information on local population and sensitive sites. Comments on whether the right process is being used for the activity, for example whether the technology is the... More
    Opened 17 April 2018
  • York Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) Information page

    The York Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) is funded by the UK Government with the aim of reducing the risk of flooding to homes and businesses in York. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on the scheme. As the programme of work is coming to an end, we are no longer updating these pages or issuing quarterly newsletters for the whole scheme. However, if you want to receive updates on the schemes which are still active, you can email us at... More
    Opened 30 April 2018
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