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Agency prosecutes for angling offences

01/08/2022

The Environment Agency has prosecuted two men for angling offences. Wayne Knight of Cosby, Leicester, was fined £220, ordered to pay costs of £135 plus a victim’s surcharge of £34.  Knight admitted fishing without a licence at Mill on the Soar, Sutton Elms, on 1 February 2022. Lester McManus of Leicester, was fined £40, ordered […]


Environment Agency Permit Backlog Grows

02/02/2022

Waste operators are experiencing significant delays with environmental permit applications submitted to the Environment Agency due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Operators are reporting delays of over 6 months before the Agency undertakes the ‘duly made’ assessment and allocates the application to an officer for determination.  The Agency’s performance target is to assess and determine applications […]


Environment Agency to Prioritise Permits

26/08/2020

The Environment Agency is contacting waste operators regarding a delay to the scheduled review of environmental permits for certain sectors. The Agency has decided to concentrate its resources on the permit applications backlog rather than reviews. The Agency announced that due to the impacts of Covid-19, they are experiencing a significant backlog in permitting work […]


Environmental Permits During the Coronavirus

26/03/2020

As well as health and safety issues surrounding the Coronavirus response, companies and individuals who operate waste management facilities under environmental permits must comply with the requirements of their permit.  There are a number of areas where operators could breach their environmental permit.  For example, operators must ensure that they have technical competence cover for […]


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