Transparency data

Enforcement undertakings accepted by the Environment Agency

Civil sanctions enforcement undertakings (EUs) accepted by the Environment Agency.



The government has allowed the Environment Agency access to powers to apply civil penalties, known as ‘Civil Sanctions’ for certain offences. The majority of civil sanctions applied so far are enforcement undertakings, volunteered under the producer responsibility legislation. The primary purpose of the enforcement undertaking is to allow the offender to restore and remediate any environmental damage they have caused. This is a list of cases which the Environment Agency has accepted a civil sanctions enforcement undertaking (EU) for environmental offences.

For more information, see the guidance on the Environment Agency enforcement, sanctions and offences page.