The Environmental Information Regulations 2004 give the public the right to access to environmental information held by public authorities. The regulations allow you to access information about:
- the state of the environment
- emissions and discharges
- measures and activities likely to affect the environment
- the state of human health
Make an Environmental Information Regulation Request
Before you do, please check the information is not already publically available by browsing our:
Environmental Information Regulation requests should be requested just like freedom of information requests.
The councils will always try to provide all the information you have requested; however, there are exceptions from disclosure.
More information about the Environmental Information Regulations and exceptions is available from the Information Commissioner’s Office website.