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  • Reducing litter; Proportionate enforcement

    This consultation seeks your views on proposals by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, to modify the Code of Practice on Litter and Refuse to incorporate guidance on the proportionate and effective use of fixed penalties (civil and criminal) against littering and related... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Consultation on amendments to the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016

    Defra and the Welsh Government are seeking your views on proposals to make changes to some of the flood risk exemptions and exclusions in the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016, which has been launched today. The following listed documents are attached below:- ... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Environmental Principles and Governance after EU Exit

    When we leave the EU, we will be able to build on the successes achieved through our membership, and address the failures, to become a world-leading protector of the natural world. We have also published the 25 Year Environment Plan, which sets out this Government’s ambition for this to be the... More
    Opened 3 weeks ago
  • Call for Evidence: Non-Road Mobile Machinery and Red Diesel

    Non-road mobile machinery and red diesel Excluding use for agriculture, fishing vessels, home heating and static generators At Spring Statement 2018, the government announced a call for evidence on the use of rebated gas oil (often called red diesel) by non-road mobile machinery (NRMM - a... More
    Opened 2 weeks ago
  • Air quality: draft Clean Air Strategy 2018

    Last summer, we published our plans for reducing roadside nitrogen dioxide concentrations in the UK, setting out our approach to meeting the statutory limits for NO 2 . This draft of our Clean Air Strategy outlines our ambitions relating to reducing air pollution in the round, making our... More
    Opened 1 week ago
  • Lazy Meadow SSSI

    On 24 May 2018 Natural England notified Lazy Meadow as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Lazy Meadow SSSI is located in Worcestershire and is the only known high quality example of nationally rare species-rich floodplain grassland remaining within the Vale of Evesham. You can... More
    Opened 4 days ago
  • Malvern Common SSSI

    On 24 May 2018 Natural England notified Malvern Common as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Malvern Common is located in Worcestershire, and is on the eastern flanks of the Malvern Hills and comprises a large open common area, with species-rich neutral grassland and rush... More
    Opened 4 days ago
  • Poole Harbour SSSI

    On 24 May 2018 Natural England notified additional land as part of the Poole Harbour as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), recognising the land is of importance for overwintering waterbirds and other interest features of the SSSI. Documents providing more information on both these... More
    Opened 4 days ago
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