The Environment Agency describe themselves on this site as 'the leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales'. They are sponsored by DEFRA and the National Assembly for Wales. The site itself contains much valuable information - the news section is up to the minute and is archived. The remainder of the site is indexed via subject or region. The 'Your Environment' section contains statistics galore, new findings, fact sheets, consultations and indicators.
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