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Environment Agency

a UK body that was established in 1996 under the Environment Act 1995. The Agency is responsible for the protection of natural water resources, flood warning and defence, fisheries, recreation, conservation and navigation, regulating waste and industrial processes, water quality and POLLUTION prevention. See DEPARTMENT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS.
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The Environment Agency and Derbyshire County Council have been working in partnership to identify a solution to repair the damage to the culvert, which was discovered after recent heavy rain and flooding in the area.
In September 2018, Environment Agency officers were following up these reports near St Marys Bridge on the River Derwent, and approached Mr He at 1am.
According to the Environment Agency, the male was arrested on Tuesday (May 21), with a van and tipper lorry believed to be involved in the activity also seized as part of the same operation.
On the Environment Agency website, it states: "Bathing at this location is not advised due to poor water quality.
The Environment Agency conducted a feasibility study last year to establish how best to improve fish passage between the two parks, and baffles were found to be the most effective method.
According to the Environment Agency, there doesn't appear to be a lasting ecological impact.
The sites in County Durham are Greencoft Pond near Annfield Plain, and Wellfield Lake near Wingate, while in Northumberland fish were released into Hebron Lakes near Morpeth, Dissington Pond near Ponteland, the Environment Agency's Wydon Water at Hexham and Northumbrian Water's Whittle Dene reservoir at Harlow Hill.
He was charged with two offences of breaching the terms of his environmental permit, and another of obstructing an Environment Agency officer in the exercise of his duties.
The letting, which has been secured on a ten-year term, will see the Environment Agency take space across the top three floors of the building after relocating its team from Solihull town centre.
The lorry, which has been linked to 28 major flytipping offences, was crushed by the Environment Agency last Friday.
The UK Environment Agency revealed on Wednesday that D Jordan Road Brush Hire Ltd and its sole director David Thomas Jordan have been ordered to pay more than GBP30,000 for waste offences by Worcestershire Magistrates Court.

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