Closed consultation

Environment Act 2021: environmental targets

Applies to England

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Seeking views on new targets under the Environment Act 2021 to improve the natural environment.

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Consultation description

We want to know what you think about our plans to introduce new environmental targets under the Environment Act 2021. These targets will help meet the government’s vision of leaving the environment in a better state than it was found.

This consultation sets out our proposals for:

  • biodiversity on land and in the sea
  • water quality and availability
  • resource efficiency and waste reduction
  • air quality
Published 16 March 2022
Last updated 9 May 2022 + show all updates
  1. Extended the closing date of this consultation.

  2. First published.