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Re-appointments to the Environment Agency

Lord Chris Smith of Finsbury has been re-appointed as Chair of the Environment Agency for a further three years by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman.

Page published: 29 June 2011 | Information Bulletins

Defra wins Seafish Supreme Court case

Defra today (15 June) welcomed a court ruling that reinstates the power of the Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish) to collect levies on imported sea fish and sea fish products.

Page last modified: 29 June 2011 | Information Bulletins

Preferred candidate for Chair of Gangmasters Licensing Authority Announced

Margaret McKinlay, former Acting Chief Executive at the Immigration Advisory Service, has been selected as the preferred candidate to take over as Chair of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority

Page published: 10 June 2011 | Information Bulletins

Appointments to the Natural England Board

Nigel Reader and Doug Hulyer have been appointed to the Board of Natural England, the body responsible for enhancing and managing the natural environment, by Richard Benyon, Natural Environment and Marine Minister.

Page last modified: 29 June 2011 | Information Bulletins

Consultation on air quality plans to meet nitrogen dioxide limits launched

A consultation on a package of updated draft air quality plans that aim to meet the EU limit values for Nitrogen Dioxide NO2 in England has been launched today.

Page published: 9 June 2011 | Information Bulletins

Transition Trustees for new waterways charity appointed

Tony Hales, current Chair of British Waterways, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Transition Trustees of the new waterways charity

Page last modified: 1 June 2011 | Information Bulletins

New Chair for Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

John Godfrey CBE FCA FRAgS has been appointed Chair of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Page last modified: 26 May 2011 | Information Bulletins

New Chair for Marine Management Organisation

Sir William (Bill) Callaghan has been appointed Chair of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), the body responsible for managing England’s marine resources, by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman.

Page last modified: 29 June 2011 | Information Bulletins

High pollution episode warning: First “summer-smog” of 2011

The high pressure system persisting over the UK is forecast to bring warm and still conditions to the UK over the Easter weekend. These conditions mean it is likely that the UK will experience a high pollution episode this weekend.

Page last modified: 26 May 2011 | Information Bulletins

New appointment to ACRE

Prof. David Hopkins has been appointed to the Government’s Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment (ACRE).

Page last modified: 26 May 2011 | Information Bulletins