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Online check for flood risk

A new online tool is intended to help households and businesses in England check for flood risks to property. Data from the Environment Agency has...

Services help the EA stay mobile

THE Environment Agency (EA) claims to be taking huge strides forward in mobile working with the help of Peak-Ryzex mobile managed services (MMS). The...
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Tyre trouble at mill – Illegal waste

NEARLY 5,000 tyres were discovered in the walls of a mill in Burnley after an Environment Agency-led investigation into illegal waste. The agency launched an...
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Poultry pong given the bird

SMELLS coming from a poultry unit made nearby residents feel sick and depressed. The property’s occupier was also left a bit under the weather after...
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Plain speaking from agencies

THE environment watchdogs in Scotland and Northern Ireland have joined forces to help SMEs understand their environmental responsibilities and to encourage good practice. The...

Environment Agency study reveals serious waste crime is on the increase

THE number of people jailed for serious waste crime offences has almost trebled in the last three years, an Environment Agency study has found. In...

Agency teams move in after twin incidents

Environment officers have attended incidents in Oxfordshire and Surrey after reports of pollution in two separate watercourses. In Surrey, Environment Agency staff moved on to...

Crime doesn’t pay for owner who rented waste sites

A landowner was ordered to hand over £207,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act for rent payments he received from illegally operated waste sites. Kevin...

Who’s calling?

MORE than 10,000 calls have been handled by the Environment Agency’s 24-hour incident hotline to report environmental incidents over the last 12 months. Calls from...
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Report sees trade body getting back on track

THE UK Spill Association returned to more normal levels of activity last year following a 2010 that was shaped by the Deepwater Horizon disaster. In...