Water, air and noise pollution

This Fact Sheet explains how air, water and noise pollution is regulated. It identifies the responsible authorities involved in the regulation and enforcement of different types of pollution. It explains how pollution can be authorised by environment protection licences, and discusses how the public can have their say about the issuing and renewal of licences. It details common pollution offences, and explains how you can report and enforce these offences.

This Fact Sheet will be useful for people who are concerned about a pollution incident in their local area, and people who want to know more about how pollution is regulated.

Other Fact Sheets you may find useful: Waste Management, Contaminated Land, Water Quality Assessment, Air Quality – Dust Monitoring.

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