Environment Agency in crisis over waste crime

England’s environmental regulator is struggling to cope with an endemic waste crime problem and rising non-compliance, but there is disagreement over what should be done

The EA has been criticised for its slow enforcement action on sites such as Waste4Fuel in Orpington (credit: @n_s_martin)The Environment Agency (EA) is struggling to tackle serious waste crime across England, an investigation by ENDS has shown, raising questions about its wider enforcement role.

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