Alan Lovell preferred candidate to chair the Environment Agency

He will succeed current chair Emma Howard Boyd, after her second term will end in September 2022

Cathedral City cheese maker hit with record £1.5m fine over pollution breaches

According to the Environment Agency, Dairy Crest Limited has been falling short of the standards expected by the organisation when it comes to the company’s management of liquid waste, odour and environmental reporting

Permit granted to operate Northacre energy from waste facility in Wiltshire

The £200m proposed project is expected to process around 243,000 tonnes of waste per year

Anglian Water fined £300,000 following sewage leak in Essex

More than 5,000 fish and invertebrates at different sites along the River Wid were found dead, according to the Environment Agency

Companies fined for sewage leak killing fish

A £60k fine was given out after more than 2,400 fish were killed

Some UK communities may need to relocate as flood risk is rising, warns Environment Agency

The EA chief has said extreme flooding is becoming the new normal

Environment Agency fines 33 companies for breaching climate change schemes

The fines cover the 2020/21 financial year for breaches of the EU Emissions Trading System, CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme, Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme and Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas scheme

Baby salmon tagged to keep tabs on climate change

They are being tracked and monitored to see how temperature increases are impacting survival rates

‘World’s major cities face increasing danger of drought’

This includes London, a new report has suggested

Anglian Water fined £18k for pollution incident

Firm’s failures at a pumping station near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire killed dozens of fish, according to the Environment Agency