Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution


Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution

The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution in the United Kingdom was created under Royal Warrant in 1970 to advise the Queen, Government, Parliament and the public on environmental issues.

The Commission's reports cover both the natural environment and the built environment, including topics such as nuclear power, energy use and climate change, the environmental impact of , and the use of pesticides and chemicals.

The Commission is a Non-Departmental Public Body sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, to whom it reports.

ee also

*Royal Commission
*Pollution
*

External links

* [http://www.rcep.org.uk Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution]
* [http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/rcep/index.htm DEFRA site]


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