Under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 we regulate certain industrial processes and maintain a public register of these.
We actively monitor the local environment for air quality, radiation, swimming pool and recreational water quality.
We also liaise closely with Planning Services regarding major developments within the borough.
Thurrock Council deals with complaints regarding:
Information on air quality in Thurrock:
Disposal of Asbestos cement products (bonded Asbestos).
Controlling pollution (dust vapours and noise) from construction sites.
Installing and maintaining exterior lighting without annoying neighbours.
Pollution Control - Water
Rivers, ground water and surface waters, bathing water and drinking water.
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
Using chemicals or other hazardous substances at work can be a risk to health.