Equalities: We are subject to numerous legal duties relating to equalities e.g. race, disability, gender etc.  We  recognise and welcome those duties, which are embraced in our Equality and Diversity Document Framework

You have the right to access environmental information under the Environmental Information Regulations. This is separate from your rights under the Freedom of Information Act.

Environmental information’ is a broad term, and includes:

  • information on the state of the environment and factors effecting the environment, such as flooding, habitat loss, greenhouse gases, radioactive waste, noise, building developments and so on
  • information on measures such as policies, legislation, environmental agreements and also economic and cost-benefit analyses of these measures
  • information on the state of human health and safety, the food chain, cultural/built structures and the conditions of human life where they are affected by environmental factors, such as acid rain or air pollution

What kind of environmental information is there in the archives:

The Council holds all kinds of environmental information, including information about pollution (including air, water and noise)..

Is there any information I can’t see:

The Environmental Information Regulations contain a number of exceptions. We will not withhold information unless an exception applies.

How do I make a request for information:

Contact the FOI team Online

We monitor non-routine requests only only

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Dartford Borough Council
Civic Centre
Home Gardens
Dartford Kent
Tel: 01322 343434
DX: 142726 DARTFORD 7
Online: Contact our FOI Team

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