Defra: 19th November:  Environment Secretary George Eustice has set out the next steps in establishing a new world-leading independent environmental watchdog. Writing to the chairs of the parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) and the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA), he explained how the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) will be established and operational as soon as possible […]

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Flood risk changes! New Guidance recognises that flood risk is changing Environment Agency: Development of interim national guidance on nonstationary fluvial flood frequency estimation Project summary FRS18087/IG/S We have developed new tools and techniques to help us detect and take account of non-stationarity in flood frequency estimation for flood scheme appraisal. Background Traditional methods used […]

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