Consultation outcome

Environment Agency charge proposals from April 2018

This consultation has concluded

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Original consultation


We want your feedback on our charge reform proposals that will start in April 2018.

This consultation was held on another website.

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Consultation description

The proposals include changes to the way we charge for:

  • regimes within the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016
  • radioactive substances regulation nuclear and non-nuclear permits
  • marine licences
  • Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2013
  • Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015
  • European Union Emissions Trading System
  • definition of waste services
  • planning advice

We also want your views on parts of our abstraction licensing amendments and longer term changes to the way we charge for navigation.

We invite comments from:

  • charge-payers
  • trade associations
  • government, businesses and other regulators
  • non-government organisations
  • individuals
  • community groups
  • other interested parties
Published 30 November 2017
Last updated 21 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added Consultation response document and annexes.
  2. Consultation period extended. Closes Friday 26 January 2018.
  3. First published.