Concerns raised over reform of environmental regulators

April 2012
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Apr2012, Issue 447, p5
The article reports on concerns surrounding major reforms of British environmental regulators over a possible reduction in their independence. Both the Environment Agency and Natural England are required to implement demonstrable cultural change. At Natural England, there is a plan to offer pre-application advice to firms for a fee. One of the changes facing the Environment Agency is the use of account managers as single points of contact for developers.


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