Pollution and environmental quality


  1. Report an environmental incident

    How to report environmental incidents, including pollution

  2. Environmental permit: pre-application advice form including nature and heritage conservation screening

    Use this form to get help from the Environment Agency to complete your environmental permit application and if you need a heritage and nature conservation screen.

  3. Form TE3: Order for recovery of unpaid penalty charge (Parking)

    Form TE3: Order for recovery of unpaid penalty charge (Parking).

  4. Sewage discharges: calculator for domestic properties

    Daily discharge volume calculator for small sewage discharges from septic tanks and package treatment plants

  5. Environmental permitting: H5 Site condition report

    Guidance and templates on how to complete a site condition report under Environmental permitting regulations (EPR).

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Noise nuisances: how councils deal with complaints
  2. Artificial light nuisances: how councils deal with complaints
  3. Local Authority Pollution Control: general guidance manual
  4. Nuisance smells: how councils deal with complaints
  5. Catchment Sensitive Farming: reduce water and air pollution
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News and communications

  1. World Soil Day marks importance of healthy farmed environment
  2. FCO reaches major milestone in plastic elimination campaign
  3. Carlsberg pollution leads to restorative charity donations
  4. Environmental charities receive over £2.2 million from businesses which broke environmental laws
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Research and statistics

  1. Particles in the Environment Annual Report - Update Q3 2018
  2. Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) reports
  3. Air pollution and cardiovascular disease: mechanistic evidence
  4. Environment Agency 2017 data on regulated businesses in England
  5. Carrier bag charge: summary of data in England
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Environmental permitting: standard rules consultation no 18
  2. Clean Air Day 2018: UK's largest air pollution campaign
  3. Reduced bus emissions and improved air quality in Brighton & Hove
  4. ECO Stars Fleet Recognition Scheme
  5. Primary school celebrates Clean Air Day with street party
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Regulating for people, the environment and growth
  2. Information submitted to the European Commission following Ministerial meeting on air quality
  3. Air quality legal costs incurred by Defra
  4. Deaths from air pollution in Enfield and Barnet
  5. Environment Agency customer service commitment: what you can expect
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