About us

We're an Executive Non-departmental Public Body responsible to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Our principal aims are to protect and improve the environment, and to promote sustainable development. We play a central role in delivering the environmental priorities of central government through our functions and roles.

What we do

The Environment Agency was established to protect and improve the environment and to contribute to sustainable development.

Corporate information

We are an Executive Non-departmental Public Body responsible to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

 

Your right to know

How and where you can find information we make available, and whether you can re-use that information.

 

Our regions

We are divided into six regions, each with their own offices, director, committees and contribution to the corporate strategy.

Working with others

How we work with others and partnership initiatives we are involved with.


 

We’re moving to the GOV.UK website

Our website is closing in April 2014. Information will be published on the GOV.UK website.