Latest EA consultation:
A consultation on Working Together to deliver river basin management
The Environment Agency has for a long time had a consultations system, some consultations relate to environmental permitting, many to other areas of the agency’s remit.
These consultations always run for a month or more, at the end of the period the Environment Agencywrites a report summarising the responses and how the EA proposes to respond to the consultation.
The consultations summary page is at this link, a list of open and most recent closed consultations ((i.e. usually a link to tyne associated report should be available)) can be found here (6 are currently open at the time of writing – 2012-06-22)
I’m highlighting this on the website rather than trustees email, since I feel the process should have wider publicity.
You can register a consultee account at register, most consultations require you to login to take part in the process.
Today a fairly important consultation for Rivers Trusts and others interested in riverine issues started, its a 6 month consultation.
Attachments: 2 external links (there are 9 more but only 2 are relevant to our catchment) (1 national document and 10 basin catchments)
- River basin management: working together England and Wales 1.3MB – 28 pages
- Humber river basin district 1.8MB – 21 pages
a typical email «slightly edited, – generalised and layout neatened for the website» appears below
Environment Agency: New event available
«title just above, email headers snipped»
Dear «consultee – personalised»
A consultation on Working Together to deliver river basin management will be available for you to view and comment between the following dates:
Start date: 22/06/12 09:00
End date: 22/12/12 11:59
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Note this is not the next 5 year cycle of the WFD process, but rather how to better do the next cycle of WFD, due for completion in 2015.