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  • Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and Waste Cooling Equipment (WCE) : appropriate measures for permitted facilities

    We are consulting on our new guidance for permitted facilities that treat or transfer waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). We have presented the guidance for waste cooling equipment (WCE) separately for ease of reference but this is supplementary to the WEEE guidance which also... More
    Closes 5 September 2021
  • MK18 4AJ, Opes MRF 2013 Limited, EPR/FB3301CV/V004: environmental permit consultation

    We are seeking your comments on an environmental permit application received from Opes MRF 2013 Limited for Finmere Quarry Landfill Site Finmere Quarry Banbury Road Finmere Buckinghamshire MK18 4AJ We can take account of Relevant... More
    Closes 6 September 2021
  • Environment Agency charging scheme proposals from October 2021

    We are consulting on proposed changes to our charging schemes for the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016 and the Water Resources Act 1991. These changes are proposed to make sure we cover our costs in relation to regulatory activities on the Isles of Scilly (IoS) and the... More
    Closes 10 September 2021
  • TA5 1UD, NNB Generation Company (HPC) Limited, EPR/JP3122GM/V009: environmental permit consultation

    We have received two applications under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 from NNB Generation Company (HPC) Limited (NNB GenCo) to vary an existing permit for Construction site at Hinkley Point C power station Near Bridgwater... More
    Closes 14 September 2021
  • Boat registration charges proposals from 1 January 2022

    We are consulting on a number of things in relation to boat registration: a proposed new charging framework to ensure a consistent charge scheme across all our waterways proposed annual increases in the charges for a 3 year period from 1 January 2022 proposed... More
    Closes 16 September 2021
  • Review of the Water Industry National Environment Programme (WINEP)

    Welcome to the consultation pages for the review of the Water Industry National Environment Programme (WINEP). The WINEP is a programme of actions that water companies will undertake to improve the environment. The actions included in a water company’s WINEP reflect the... More
    Closes 16 September 2021
  • 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
    Closes 20 September 2021
  • 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
    Closes 24 September 2021
  • 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
    Closes 30 September 2021
  • Exmouth Tidal Defence Scheme Information Page

    The Exmouth Tidal Defence Scheme is a £12 million scheme to improve flood defences in Exmouth. The Environment Agency is working in partnership with East Devon District Council to deliver the scheme which will reduce the risk of tidal flooding to over 1,400 residential and 400 commercial... More
    Closes 30 September 2021
  • The River Pinn Project information page

    Updated: 20 July 2021 This webpage is no longer being updated. Please visit our new engagement portal at www.followpinnfloodprojects.com to see what is being done to investigate and manage flood risk across the River Pinn catchment in north-west London. This contains the latest... More
    Closes 1 October 2021
  • TEAM 2100: Marsh Dykes

    UPDATE – July 2021 Please see our latest newsletters which will explain what we have done so far at Lake 5 and information about the works. February 2021 Newsletter March 2021 Newsletter June 2021 Newsletter Since our November 2020 virtual drop... More
    Closes 31 October 2021
  • The River Roding Project information page

    Updated April 2021 Welcome to The River Roding Project Information Page This page provides a summary of our work to reduce flooding to over 600 homes, businesses and infrastructure in the Woodford and Ilford areas (North East London), as well as how we plan to improve the... More
    Closes 31 October 2021
  • Blue-Green Algae in Cumbria and Lancashire

    Blue-Green Algae is a naturally occurring environmental phenomenon which becomes more likely during periods of warm, dry weather. It’s growth is exacerbated by nutrient pollution which contributes to the formation of blooms in the right conditions. We have set up this page to provide... More
    Closes 30 November 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
    Closes 1 December 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
    Closes 7 December 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
    Closes 31 December 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
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon Flood Alleviation Scheme – information page

    Following our public drop-in events with the Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon communities in summer 2019, we have continued to work to the final design for the Coggeshall, Feering and Kelvedon flood alleviation scheme, which aims to protect these communities from further flooding. As part of... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Grange Landfill Site, Rotherham (Dropping Well Tip) -Information Page

    Welcome to the Grange Landfill Information Page. This page provides access to information on the permit variation for Grange Landfill and the Environment Agency role in permit regulation. We will keep this page updated as the situation progresses so please keep checking... More
    Closes 31 December 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
    Closes 31 December 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
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Burton Flood Risk Management Scheme Information

    Updated 29 July 2021- next update due 31 October 2021 Background Burton is entwined with the River Trent, its history is fundamentally linked to the river and its growth has depended on it. Before the defences were built flood events regularly impacted on... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • 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. We will be updating it as we progress individual projects... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Water Resources Priority Catchments

    We have created this page to provide easy access to information on priority catchments. We will be updating this site as the catchment projects and trials progress so please keep checking back for what’s new. Update to content: December 2020: First four priority catchment... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • 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
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Removal of Dove Cliff weir - information page

    Page created July 2019. Last updated 29 June 2021. Our contractors, Stonbury, continue to work following current Government Coronavirus guidelines. Project timeline The good weather and flow conditions over the last month have allowed the contractors to really... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Changes in the regulatory framework for abstraction and impoundment licensing - move to Environmental Permitting Regulations

    Coronavirus Update (1st Jun): A response to Coronavirus (Covid-19) The Minister has made the decision to delay the consultation for and implementation of abstraction and impounding licensing moving into the Environmental Permitting Regulations. Therefore Defra... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Humber 2100+

    Welcome to the Humber2100+ Information Page Here you will find the latest information on the development of the new Humber Strategy and how you can get involved. You can find out more about flood risk on the Humber and what we are doing to manage it by visiting the Humber Story... More
    Closes 3 January 2022
  • Poplars Cannock information page

    Page created January 2020. Last updated 13 October 2020. Coronavirus: The Environment Agency response We are working hard with Government and other emergency responders on protecting the public and the environment from the effects of Coronavirus. The Environment Agency remains fully... More
    Closes 20 January 2022
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