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Name
Environment Agency Head Office (EA Head Office)
Address
Horizon House
Deanery Road
Zipcode
BS1 5AH
City
Bristol
Country
United Kingdom
Phone
+44 (0)3708 506 506
Email
enquiries@environment-agency.gov.uk
Centre Website
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency

organisation profile

The Environment Agency (EA) is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) which works to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development.

 

The Environment Agency is responsible for the following in England: Regulating major industry and waste, treatment of contaminated land; water quality and resources; fisheries; inland river, estuary and harbour navigations; conservation and ecology;  managing the risk of flooding from main rivers, reservoirs, estuaries and the sea.

 

EA’s head office is in Bristol with additional offices across England. Each area office is responsible for the day-to-day management of their local area. 

 

As of 1 April 2013 Natural Resources Wales (NRW) took over the responsibilities of the Environment Agency in Wales.

results in other services

  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)
  • Marine environmental databases (EDMED)
  • Ocean observing systems (EDIOS)

edmo metadata

EDMO record id
90
Collating centre
British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC)
Latest update
22 March 2017 10:36:05 AM