The Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR) came into force on 1 January 2005 and apply to environmental information held by public authorities.
The Six Main Areas
EIR requests fall under six main areas:
Making an EIR request
EIR requests can be made in the same way as Freedom of Information requests, although there are some differences:
There is a charge for environmental information requests where the request is a specific property search. The charges for property searches are:
Property search requests should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org .
If a charge applies to your request we will inform you of the amount and will not proceed with the search until you have agreed to the fee.
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