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Environment Agency

Definition (

The Environment Agency (EA) is an Executive Non-departmental Public Body responsible to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and a Welsh Government Sponsored Body responsible to the Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development. The EA's principal aims are to protect and improve the environment, and to promote sustainable development. The EA plays a central role in delivering the environmental priorities of central government and the Welsh Government through its functions and roles. (EA)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Government agencies
N/ACatchment Abstraction Management Strategies
Catchment Flood Management Plans
Catchment Management Plans
Coastal Habitat Management Plans
Environmental management
Environmental planning
Estuary Management Plans
Fisheries action plans
Fishing licenses
Local action plans (EA)
National planning
National Rivers Authority
Regional Water Authorities
River Quality Objectives
Salmon Action Plans
Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Shoreline Management Plans
Water abstraction licenses

This term is used for the following terms: 
Environment Agency (UK)

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