Environmental Information Regulations

The Environmental Information Regulations are legally enforceable regulations that govern the public's right to access environmental information held by public authorities including local authorities.

Environmental information covered by the regulations includes:

  • The state of the air, atmosphere, water, soil, land, landscape
  • Factors affecting the above elements such as substances, energy, noise, radiation or waste, emissions, discharges into the environment.

Oldham Council must comply with Data Protection Legislation, so in some circumstances may be required to limit what information can be provided under the Environmental Information Regulations.

Greenhouse gas emissions

Download data about Oldham Council's green house gas emissions: