1st December 2017

EA consulting on enforcement process

The Environment Agency is consulting on proposed changes to the Enforcement and Sanctions Statement (ESS) and Enforcement and Sanctions Guidance (ESG) documents. Consultation closes 15th January 2018.

30th November 2017

EA consulting on future charging arrangements

The Environment Agency is consulting on charge proposals from April 2018.  Consultation closes 12th January 2018.  The new charge proposals cover:

Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016 Radioactive substances regulation nuclear and non-nuclear permits Marine licences Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive 2003 Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations 2015 European Union Emissions Trading System Definition of Waste Services Planning advice

13th November 2017

DEFRA consultation on water resources

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs is consulting on the development of a National Policy Statement for Water Resources and on proposals to amend the definition of nationally significant water infrastructure in the Planning Act 2008. Consultation closes 22nd December.