Passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II08.09.2022
All of us at the OEP are deeply saddened at the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and send our sympathies to the Royal Family at this difficult time.
Dame Glenys Stacey's speech at the Natural Environment Summit for Wiltshire15.07.2022
Dame Glenys Stacey, Chair of the OEP, gave the opening speech at the Natural Environment Summit for Wiltshire on Friday, July 15.
OEP publishes its first Corporate Plan23.06.2022
The Office for Environmental Protection has today (Thursday, June 23) published its Corporate Plan, setting out a work programme for its first operational year.
OEP calls for urgent action to meet the ambitions of the 25 Year Environment Plan12.05.2022
The Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) has today called for the government to aim high and act now to ensure it achieves its ambitions for the environment.
OEP confirms appointment of CEO28.04.2022
The Office for Environmental Protection has confirmed the appointment of its Chief Executive Officer. Natalie Prosser, who has been in the role on an interim basis since February 2021, has been announced as the successful applicant for the permanent position.
The Office of Environmental Protection welcomes appointment of a Northern Ireland Non-Executive Member25.03.2022
DAERA has announced that Northern Ireland Environment Minister Edwin Poots has appointed Malcolm Beatty to the OEP for a five year term, from April 1, 2022.
The OEP to take up environmental governance role in Northern Ireland23.02.2022
The Northern Ireland Assembly has given its approval for the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) to become the independent environmental oversight body for Northern Ireland.
The Office for Environmental Protection is legally formed17.11.2021
17th November 2021 marks a significant day for the Office of Environmental Protection (OEP) which has now been legally formed. This follows the passing of the Environment Act 2021 by Parliament last week. This is an important step towards the OEP becoming a fully operational and independent organisation, in the New Year, standing ready to hold government and public authorities to account.
Interim CEO appointed for Office for Environmental Protection28.01.2021
The OEP will be a new, independent statutory body with the principal objective of contributing to environmental protection and the improvement of the natural environment.