Reports and publications
OEP response to consultation on environmental targets04.07.2022
We have provided advice to government in response to its consultation on environmental targets. We are calling for targets to be set that are comprehensive and ambitious, to meet the urgent need for action to protect, restore and improve the environment.
Letter to the Lords Environment and Climate Change Committee on the draft EPPS29.06.2022
OEP letter to the Lords Environment and Climate Change Committee on the draft Environmental Principles Policy Statement
External complaints report Jan - March 202201.06.2022
Report of complaints received between Jan and March 2022.
OEP response to Government on Nature Recovery Green Paper and advice on proposals to reform the Habitats Regulations Assessment18.05.2022
We have published here our response to the Government’s Nature Recovery Green Paper consultation.
OEP advice in response to Biodiversity Net Gain consultation18.05.2022
Proposals to integrate biodiversity net gain into the planning system in England must be strengthened if they are to meet the government’s ambitions to improve the environment.
OEP response to Joint Fisheries Statement consultation18.05.2022
The Office for Environmental Protection has published its consultation response to Defra’s Joint Fisheries Statement (JFS).
Taking stock: protecting, restoring and improving the environment in England12.05.2022
The OEP calls for the government to aim high and act now to ensure it achieves its ambitions for the environment with its first monitoring report on the government’s 25 Year Environment Plan.