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  • Standard Rules Consultation no. 24: introduction of two new standard permits for: (a) recycling scrap metal and (b) processing end-of-life vehicles

    We are the Environment Agency. We protect and improve the environment. The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 allow us to make standard rules permits that reduce the administrative burden on businesses while maintaining environmental standards. This... More
    Opened 28 June 2021
  • Hardmead Sluice Replacement Project Information Page

    The waterways in the Lower Lee valley include the River Lee Navigation, Old River Lea, and the Lee Flood Relief Channel (LFRC). The LFRC was built between 1949 and 1977 and is designed to carry flood water to reduce the likelihood of flooding in the Lower Lee valley. Water levels in... More
    Opened 25 June 2021
  • DT5 1PP, Powerfuel Portland Limited, EPR/AP3304SZ/A001: environmental permit consultation

    Citizen Space downtime If you have visited this site before you might notice this page looks different. That’s because we’ve re-structured the documents to make it easier to find the information you need and added some information that was missing previously. We’ve also removed... More
    Opened 11 June 2021
  • Water for Tomorrow – information page

    Water is a scarce and diminishing resource yet it is essential for all sectors. Future pressures such as climate change and population growth will increase the demand for water and we need to work together with partners, businesses and communities to find long-lasting solutions. ... More
    Opened 9 June 2021
  • Worlds End Pumping Station project - information page

    The Worlds End Pumping Station project will ensure that the existing level of flood risk protection to over 140 homes in the eastern half of Tilbury is maintained into the future. Background The Tilbury area adjacent to the Thames estuary was once intertidal and has been... More
    Opened 7 June 2021
  • Information to support the Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) permit reviews for Food, Drink and Milk Industries.

    The Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) requires EPR permits to be reviewed within four years of publication of the relevant Best Available Techniques Reference Document (BRef) BAT conclusions. The Food, Drink and Milk Industries BRef was published on 4 December 2019. More
    Opened 11 May 2021
  • Canvey Island southern shoreline revetment project - information page

    This project will maintain the existing high level of tidal flood risk protection to thousands of homes, businesses and infrastructure on Canvey Island into the future. Background We will be renewing and improving the erosion protection on the seaward face of the tidal... More
    Opened 10 May 2021
  • Citizens’ Jury for Thames Valley (South Chilterns) - Information page

    The Rethinking Water Citizens’ Jury was put together by the Environment Agency and a Local Advisory Group working with the Involve Foundation. The jury, which took place at the end of March 2021, debated local issues, shared ideas and questioned environmental experts on all aspects of the... More
    Opened 5 May 2021
  • Property Flood Resilience (PFR) Grant for homes in Batford

    COVID-19 Update We are aware this is a very uncertain time for everyone and we want to make sure we are putting people’s health and wellbeing first. Therefore all aspects of this project will be guided by the latest government advice. Flood Risk in Batford Did you know... More
    Opened 7 April 2021
  • Property Flood Resilience (PFR) Grant for homes in Furneux Pelham

    COVID-19 Update We are aware this is a very uncertain time for everyone and we want to make sure we are putting people’s health and wellbeing first. Therefore all aspects of this project will be guided by the latest government advice. Flood Risk in Furneux Pelham Did you know... More
    Opened 7 April 2021
  • Citizens’ Jury for the River Wharfe (Yorkshire) - Information Page

    The Rethinking Water Citizens’ Jury was put together by the Environment Agency and a Local Advisory Group working with the Involve Foundation. The jury, which took place at the end of February/early March 2021, debated local issues, shared ideas and questioned environmental experts on... More
    Opened 31 March 2021
  • Farlington Marshes Project information page

    Welcome to the Farlington Marshes Project information page. As the project progresses, we will provide updates through this information page and via our newsletter. To be added to the mailing list for the newsletter, please email us . Latest Update –... More
    Opened 30 March 2021
  • Park Wood information page

    Welcome to Park Wood information page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on the project. We will be updating this site as the project progresses, so please keep checking for what's new . Introduction The Environment Agency has... More
    Opened 29 March 2021
  • Citizens’ Jury for the Ouseburn River in Lower Tyne information page

    The Rethinking Water Citizens’ Jury was put together by the Environment Agency and a Local Advisory Group working with the Involve Foundation. The jury, which took place at the end of January 2021, debated local issues, shared ideas and questioned environmental experts on all aspects of... More
    Opened 17 March 2021
  • Saltfleet to Gibraltar Point Strategy Enhancing the Lincolnshire Coast

    By restoring beach levels lost over the year, the Environment Agency protects its hard sea defences from the impact of waves and tides. The coastline between Mablethorpe and Skegness has benefited from beach nourishment, the present flood risk management approach, since... More
    Opened 11 March 2021
  • Rammey Sluice Replacement Project Information Page

    Introduction The waterways in the Lower Lee valley include the River Lee Navigation, Old River Lea, and the Lee Flood Relief Channel (LFRC). The LFRC was built between 1949 and 1977 and is designed to carry flood water to reduce the likelihood of flooding in the Lower Lee valley. ... More
    Opened 5 March 2021
  • Beales Corner, Bewdley, Flood Risk Management Scheme

    Page created February 2021. Last updated 3 August 2021. Flooding in Beales Corner Bewdley is subject to significant flood risk from the River Severn and has flooded a number of times. The most significant flood events have been in 1947, 1965, 1998, 2000,... More
    Opened 2 March 2021
  • Rethinking Water Citizens’ Juries overview information page

    The Environment Agency and its partners are holding three targeted Rethinking Water Citizens’ Juries to discuss the important question: How do you connect with water in your local environment, and what needs to be changed in the future to benefit people and... More
    Opened 22 February 2021
  • Sanway-Byfleet Flood Alleviation Scheme

    This web page has been set up to share information about the Sanway-Byfleet Flood Alleviation Scheme. We welcome your feedback and questions on our proposals via our online survey or by using the contact details on the right-hand side of this page. The scheme is being... More
    Opened 22 February 2021
  • Avon Severn Eel Pass Project

    Work to improve eel passage Please note this is a project information page. This page will next be updated in mid March 2021. The Environment Agency is working to deliver improved eel passage at the confluence between the River Avon and the River Severn. This page explains the... More
    Opened 12 February 2021
  • TEAM2100: Barnes and Mortlake project

    *Update July 2021* Following conversations with the project team and the contractor, we have made the decision to delay the works. Following further engagement within the project team and with the contractor, it has become apparent that the works, which had originally been... More
    Opened 10 February 2021
  • Endless Energy Keighley - Information Page

    This page is to provide information about our final decision to issue an environmental permit to Endless Energy Limited to operate an energy from waste facility at Aire Valley Road, Keighley. The Application In October 2018 Endless Energy Limited applied to the Environment Agency for an... More
    Opened 8 December 2020
  • Severn Valley Water Management Scheme

    Last updated: 29 July 2021, next update due: 27 September 2021 1. Water management of the River Severn 2. Background to the water management scheme 3. Proposed scheme details 4. Timescales – What are we doing and when? 5. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) ... More
    Opened 7 December 2020
  • South Yorkshire Flood Recovery – Information Page

    Welcome to the South Yorkshire flood recovery Information Page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information about our work in response to the flooding in South Yorkshire in November 2019. We will update this page as we progress individual projects as part of our... More
    Opened 30 October 2020
  • Thorney Island Habitat Creation Scheme Information Page

    Latest Update - June 2021 More Information The results of ground investigations were returned in winter 2020 and the pesticide Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) was found in low concentrations in a number of sites across the project area, which was expected. We... More
    Opened 14 October 2020
  • Regulation of Rathlin Energy’s West Newton ‘B’ Well Site

    Rathlin Energy plans to carry out testing of the WNB-1z well at its West Newton ‘B’ well site. Environmental permits in relation to this activitiy were issued in 2016 and varied in 2021. They set out legally binding conditions for operation covering emissions, safe storage of waste and... More
    Opened 25 September 2020
  • Tenbury Wells Flood Risk Management Scheme

    Page created 18 September 2020. Last updated 26 July 2021. Flooding in Tenbury Wells Tenbury Wells in Worcestershire is situated on the banks of the River Teme. A tributary, the Kyre Brook, also joins the River Teme in the town. Tenbury has suffered from extensive flooding to... More
    Opened 18 September 2020
  • Tadcaster Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) Information Page

    Welcome to the Tadcaster Flood Alleviation Scheme Information Page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on what is happening in Tadcaster, including background information to the recent flooding and a summary of our work to reduce the flood risk to homes,... More
    Opened 26 August 2020
  • Holderness Drain Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) - Information Page

    Welcome to the Holderness Drain Flood Alleviation Scheme Information Page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on the Holderness Drain Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS), including background information on flood risk and a summary of our proposals to... More
    Opened 14 August 2020
  • Hurst Spit to Lymington project information page

    Welcome to the Hurst Spit to Lymington Project information page. We have created this page to provide easy access to information on the scheme. We will be updating this site as the scheme progresses, so please keep checking for what's new. To view our introductory film on the... More
    Opened 29 July 2020
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