Energy companies are bound by environmental information rules, commissioner says

Members of the public have the right to request environmental information from energy generators and suppliers, according to a new ruling by the information commissioner.

Members of the public have the right to request environmental information from energy generators and suppliers, according to a new ruling by the information commissioner.

The commissioner has found that energy company E.ON was wrong to tell an individual requesting information about the Rampion offshore wind farm that it was not covered by the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) on the basis that it was not a public authority.

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