Welcome to Law and Your Environment, the plain guide to Environmental Law, mainly covering England, Scotland and Wales. Have you got an environmental problem? You can get help here. The kind of problems covered are: fly tipping; noisy neighbours; graffiti; litter; dog mess; pollution; planning; wildlife; rights of way. We've also just added new pages on the marine environment. You can find out where to go for help, who the regulator is and how to approach them, how the legal system works, and follow links to the original laws.

We aim to improve access to environmental law information and empower more people to participate in environmental matters. So you can also find out how to do your bit for the environment: you have rights but also responsibilities.

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Report on the state of UK environmental legislation

The UK Environmental Law Association has just finished a research project about the quality of our environmental legislation. The final report is available here, together with reports from all stages of the two year project.

Nothing on this site constitutes legal advice. Specialist legal advice should be taken in relation to specific circumstances. We welcome your feedback, if you have any comments or questions on the website, or can provide case-studies which might help others, please use the feedback form (thanks to visitors who've been sending over useful links and case studies - we try to update the site when we can).

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