Environmental Information

Environmental Information Regulations apply to any information which:

  • Relates to the environment
  • Is held in accessible form
  • To be provided on request to any person who makes a request
  • To be made available for inspection by every person, who wishes to inspect them

For the purpose of these regulations, information relates to the Environment if, and only if, it relates to any of the following:

  • The state of the Water or Air
  • The state of any Flora or Fauna
  • The state of the Soil
  • The state of any natural site or other land

In these regulations "information" includes anything in any records:

  • "Records" include
  • Registers
  • Reports and returns
  • Computer records
  • Other records kept other than in a document

Making Environmental Information Available

It is the duty of the organisation to ensure that all information relating to this regulation be made available in accordance with the Freedom of Information procedures.

Information can also be found at www.direct.gov.uk/en/governmentcitizensandrights/yourrightsandresponsibilities/dg_4003239