Cracking Down on Waste Crime report: greater transparency is needed – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted December 21st, 2012 in environmental protection, news, waste by tracey

“The Environment Agency was established under the Environment Act 1995 and plays a central role in ensuring that environmental laws are complied with. Presently, it is the principal environmental regulatory body in England and Wales, although this will change as from 1 April 2013, when the Natural Resources Body for Wales commences operating. Thereafter, that body will perform the functions previously performed by Environment Agency Wales, the Countryside Council for Wales and the Forestry Commission Wales.”

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Halsbury’s Law exchange, 20th December 2012