Environmental Information Regulation 1992 enacts EU Directive
on Freedom of Access to Information on the Environment 90/313..
the regulation each relevant authority must maintain a register
of information (freely available) relating to applications
for authorisations, authorisations granted, variation of enforcement
and prohibition notices issues, revocations of authorisations,
appeals, convictions for offences, and transfers of authorisations.
new UN 'Aarhus' Convention extends these rights. THe UK government
is introducing new Environment Information Regulations to reflect this.
For more about UN 'Aarhus' Convention visithttp://www.unece.org/env/pp/in.force.htm
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is a more detailed EP@W version
Netregs predictions for the future
Environment Agency, with permission)
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